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Anne Sexton
(1928-1974) born on
Nov 09
US poet. She is noted for her "confessional" verse; won Pulitzer for "Live or Die," 1967; she later committed suicide.
         
   
F
It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.

R
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
A
In a dream you are never eighty.
N
The beautiful feeling after writing a poem is on the whole better even than after sex, and that's saying a lot.
K
Even without wars, life is dangerous.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Poet's Story," "A Small Journal," ed. by Howard Moss, 1974; entry for 1 Jan 1972.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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