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Baby Picture - Poem by Anne Sexton

It's in the heart of the grape
where that smile lies.
It's in the good-bye-bow in the hair
where that smile lies.
It's in the clerical collar of the dress
where that smile lies.
What smile?
The smile of my seventh year,
caught here in the painted photograph.

It's peeling now, age has got it,
a kind of cancer of the background
and also in the assorted features.
It's like a rotten flag
or a vegetable from the refrigerator,
pocked with mold.
I am aging without sound,
into darkness, darkness.

Anne,
who are you?

I open the vein
and my blood rings like roller skates.
I open the mouth
and my teeth are an angry army.
I open the eyes
and they go sick like dogs
with what they have seen.
I open the hair
and it falls apart like dust balls.
I open the dress
and I see a child bent on a toilet seat.
I crouch there, sitting dumbly
pushing the enemas out like ice cream,
letting the whole brown world
turn into sweets.

Anne,
who are you?

Merely a kid keeping alive.


Comments about Baby Picture by Anne Sexton

  • Gold Star - 8,384 Points Jerry Wells (12/19/2017 9:41:00 PM)

    A BABY SHOULD BE THE ONE PERSON WE LOVE (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,587 Points Jerry Wells (12/11/2017 3:19:00 PM)

    BABY SHOULDS ALWAYS LOOK LOVELY ON THEY PICTURE (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,587 Points Jerry Wells (12/11/2017 3:18:00 PM)

    ALL BABY'S SHOULD BE LOVE BE EVERYONE (Report) Reply

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Poems About Baby

  1. 1. Baby Picture , Anne Sexton
  2. 2. Little Brown Baby , Paul Laurence Dunbar
  3. 3. The Lost Baby Poem , Lucille Clifton
  4. 4. Sweet Baby , Linda Ori
  5. 5. A Baby In The House , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  6. 6. Baby, Listen To My Heart! , Sylvia Chidi
  7. 7. A Baby Asleep After Pain , David Herbert Lawrence
  8. 8. I Know A Baby, Such A Baby , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  9. 9. Baby Eyes. , Bernard Shaw
  10. 10. ! Baby Love, Maybe Love , Michael Shepherd
  11. 11. Baby Mine , Ernestine Northover
  12. 12. A Baby Running Barefoot , David Herbert Lawrence
  13. 13. Baby Charley. , Sidney Lanier
  14. 14. (022) Waiting For The Baby , Risha Ahmed (12 yrs)
  15. 15. (013) My Baby Cousin (Lovely Z.. , Risha Ahmed (12 yrs)
  16. 16. Baby Brother (Children) , C.J. Heck
  17. 17. His Wife And Baby , Isabella Valancy Crawford
  18. 18. Ode To Baby , Aldo Kraas
  19. 19. Hush A By Baby , Anonymous English
  20. 20. Baby Love, Walk With Me , Sylvia Chidi
  21. 21. Baby Crib , Aldo Kraas
  22. 22. Baby Announcement , Seema Chowdhury
  23. 23. Baby Vs Adult , Sylvia Chidi
  24. 24. To A Baby Firefly (Preschool) , C.J. Heck
  25. 25. Portrait Of A Baby , Stephen Vincent Benet
  26. 26. Baby Sitter , Robert William Service
  27. 27. Our Baby Boy.... , Ravi Sathasivam
  28. 28. My Sweet Little Baby..... , Ravi Sathasivam
  29. 29. Having A Baby , Theresa Ann Moore
  30. 30. Baby Blue Eyes , Peter S. Quinn
  31. 31. (904) Crack Baby , Melvina Germain
  32. 32. (l) 5 (My Baby) My Inner Sun , Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  33. 33. Mollie The Baby Calf , Marilyn Lott
  34. 34. (015) This Baby Is Wonderful. , Risha Ahmed (12 yrs)
  35. 35. Bush Baby Baby - Lincoln Park Zoo , Ima Ryma
  36. 36. A Mother Giraffe’s Baby-Kiss! , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  37. 37. Hey Baby , Dan Brown
  38. 38. Happy Birthday Baby Girl...Love Mommy , Jamie Sidwell
  39. 39. Will You Be My Baby Tonight? , David Keig
  40. 40. My Life Is A Baby Boy , samuel nze
  41. 41. Baby , hazem al jaber
  42. 42. Our New Baby (Children) , C.J. Heck
  43. 43. Come Quick, Baby , gershon hepner
  44. 44. She's My $5000.00 Dollar Baby....But She.. , Ted Sheridan
  45. 45. Have My Baby , Ramona Thompson
  46. 46. Baby, Not One More Dime , Ramona Thompson
  47. 47. ! Poem As Baby , Michael Shepherd
  48. 48. Hey Baby , Maggie Estep
  49. 49. My Baby Cousin , Savannah Allison
  50. 50. Baby Boomers , Phil Smith
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