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With Mercy for the Greedy - All My Pretty Ones (1962)
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The awful rowing toward God (1975), p. 81
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As quoted by Erica Jong, in Into the lion's den in The Guardian (26 October 2000)
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Elegy in the Classroom - To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960)
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The Double Image - To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960)
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The Division of Parts - To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960)
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The Operation - All My Pretty Ones (1962)
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Letter Written on a Ferry While Crossing Long Island Sound - All My Pretty Ones (1962)


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Anne Sexton
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Born: November 9, 1928

Died: October 4, 1974 (aged 45)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Anne Sexton was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967. Themes of her poetry include her suicidal tendencies, long battle against depression and various intimate details from her private life, including her relationships with her husband and children.

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