Anne Sexton Quotes (62 quotes)
The death notebooks (1974), p. 71 - ISBN: 9780395182819
Selected poems (Oxford University Press, 1964), p. 90
The awful rowing toward God (1975)
The death notebooks (1974), p. 8
The Poet's Story, January 1, 1972 entry - A Small Journal (1974)
With Mercy for the Greedy - All My Pretty Ones (1962)
As quoted in: "The New York Times Book Review" (1985), p. 47
The awful rowing toward God (1975), p. 81
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Picture Source: WikipediaAnne Sexton
Born: November 9, 1928
Died: October 4, 1974 (aged 45)
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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