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Quotation by Anne Sexton
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True. There is
a beautiful Jesus.
He is frozen to his bones like a chunk of beef.
How desperately he wanted to pull his arms in!
How desperately I touch his vertical and horizontal axes!
But I can't. Need is not quite belief.
Anne Sexton (1928–1974), U.S. poet. "With Mercy for the Greedy."
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