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Quotation by Anne Sexton
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When someone kisses someone or flushes the toilet
it is my other who sits in a ball and cries.
My other beats a tin drum in my heart.
My other hangs up laundry as I try to sleep.
My other cries and cries and cries
when I put on a cocktail dress.
Anne Sexton (1928–1974), U.S. poet. "The Other."
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