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Quotation by Anne Sexton
the gentleness of wine in his fingertips,
where do these hands come from?
I was born a glass baby and nobody picked me up
except to wash the dust off me.
He has picked me up and licked me alive.
Anne Sexton (1928–1974), U.S. poet. "When the Glass of My Body Broke."
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