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Anne Sexton

(9 November 1928 – 4 October 1974 / Newton, Massachusetts)

Poems of Anne Sexton

1. 45 Mercy Street 6/27/2006
2. A Curse Against Elegies 6/27/2006
3. A Story for Rose on the Midnight Flight to Boston 6/27/2006
4. Admonitions To A Special Person 6/27/2006
5. After Auschwitz 6/27/2006
6. Again and Again and Again 6/27/2006
7. All My Pretty Ones 3/29/2010
8. An Obsessive Combination Of Onotological Inscape, Trickery And Love 6/27/2006
9. And One For My Dame 6/27/2006
10. Angels of the Love Affair 6/27/2006
11. Anna Who Was Mad 6/27/2006
12. As It Was Written 6/27/2006
13. August 17th 6/27/2006
14. August 8th 6/27/2006
15. Baby Picture 6/27/2006
16. Barefoot 6/27/2006
17. Bat 6/27/2006
18. Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty) 6/27/2006
19. Buying the Whore 6/27/2006
20. Christmas Eve 6/27/2006

The Black Art

A woman who writes feels too much,
those trances and portents!
As if cycles and children and islands
weren't enough; as if mourners and gossips
and vegetables were never enough.
She thinks she can warn the stars.
A writer is essentially a spy.
Dear love, I am that girl.

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