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Quotation by Anne Sexton
If they have cut out your uterus
I will give you a laurel wreath
to put in its place.
If you have cut off your ear
I will give you a crow
who will hear just as well.
Anne Sexton (1928–1974), U.S. poet. "The Maiden Without Hands."
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