Anne Sexton quotes

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for it is dark,
as dark as the leathery dead
...
the cement wall
of the clumsy calendar
I live in,
my life,
and its hauled up
notebooks.
this is no dream
just my oily life
...
Mother frowned at my wasted life.
My father smoked cigars.
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But you you go ahead,
go on, go on back down
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Also, I am tired of all the dead.
They refuse to listen,
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Watch out for love
(unless it is true,
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... to break crystal glasses
in celebration,
...
Man
is a bird full of mud,
I say aloud.
And death looks on with a casual eye
and scratches his anus.
I have a black look I do not
like. It is a mask I try on.
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