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Quotation by Anne Sexton
And though your daisies are an unwanted death,
I wade through the smell of their cancer
and recognize the prognosis,
its cartful of loss . . .
I say now,
you gave what you could.
Anne Sexton (1928–1974), U.S. poet. "The Break Away."
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