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Quotation by Anne Sexton
Child, the current of your breath is six days long.
You lie, a small knuckle on my white bed;
lie, fisted like a snail, so small and strong
at my breast. Your lips are animals; you are fed
Anne Sexton (1928–1974), U.S. poet. "Unknown Girl in the Maternity Ward."
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