Anne Sexton - Quotes

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It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. ---->>>

Death's in the good-bye.

Death's in the good-bye.

Live or die, but don't poison everything. ---->>>

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.

Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance. ---->>>

The beautiful feeling after writing a poem is on the whole better even than after sex, and that's saying a lot. ---->>>

God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer. ---->>>

The joy that isn't shared dies young. ---->>>

Even without wars, life is dangerous. ---->>>

Need is not quite belief. ---->>>

In a dream you are never eighty. ---->>>

God owns heaven but He craves the earth. ---->>>

I am not immortal. Faustus and I are the also-ran. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-09, 1928
Birthplace:
Die: 10-04, 1974
Occupation: Poet
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Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 – October 4, 1974) was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die. Themes of her poetry include her long battle against depression and mania, suicidal tendencies, and various intimate details from her private life, including her relationships with her husband and children (wikipedia)