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My Friend, My Friend - Poem by Anne Sexton

Who will forgive me for the things I do?
With no special legend of God to refer to,
With my calm white pedigree, my yankee kin,
I think it would be better to be a Jew.

I forgive you for what you did not do.
I am impossibly quilty. Unlike you,
My Friend, I can not blame my origin
With no special legend or God to refer to.

They wear The Crucifix as they are meant to do.
Why do their little crosses trouble you?
The effigies that I have made are genuine,
(I think it would be better to be a Jew).

Watching my mother slowly die I knew
My first release. I wish some ancient bugaboo
Followed me. But my sin is always my sin.
With no special legend or God to refer to.

Who will forgive me for the things I do?
To have your reasonable hurt to belong to
Might ease my trouble like liquor or aspirin.
I think it would be better to be a Jew.

And if I lie, I lie because I love you,
Because I am bothered by the things I do,
Because your hurt invades my calm white skin:
With no special legend or God to refer to,
I think it would be better to be a Jew.


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Poems About Friend

  1. 1. What Makes A Friend? , Ashley Olson
  2. 2. A Shady Friend For Torrid Days , Emily Dickinson
  3. 3. A Bottle And Friend , Robert Burns
  4. 4. A Prison Gets To Be A Friend , Emily Dickinson
  5. 5. Thinking Of A Friend At Night , Hermann Hesse
  6. 6. The Friend , Marge Piercy
  7. 7. My Friend, The Parking Lot Attendant , Charles Bukowski
  8. 8. A True Friend , Brandi Young
  9. 9. A Confession To A Friend In Trouble , Thomas Hardy
  10. 10. To A Friend , Amy Lowell
  11. 11. My Friend , Rabindranath Tagore
  12. 12. Taking Leave Of A Friend , Ezra Pound
  13. 13. Friend , Rabindranath Tagore
  14. 14. Your Catfish Friend , Richard Brautigan
  15. 15. To A Friend Who Sent Me Some Roses , John Keats
  16. 16. To A Friend , William Carlos Williams
  17. 17. Taking Leave Of A Friend , Li Po
  18. 18. The Best Friend , William Henry Davies
  19. 19. My Friend Mary , Ernestine Northover
  20. 20. Farewell My Friend , Sylvia Chidi
  21. 21. To A Friend , Matthew Arnold
  22. 22. You Smile Upon Your Friend To-Day , Alfred Edward Housman
  23. 23. To A Friend Concerning Several Ladies , William Carlos Williams
  24. 24. Mock Panegyric On A Young Friend , Jane Austen
  25. 25. Sonnets 01: We Talk Of Taxes, And I Call.. , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  26. 26. A Dead Friend , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  27. 27. My Friend, My Friend , Anne Sexton
  28. 28. A Friend In Need, A Friend Indeed , Meggie Gultiano
  29. 29. Who Is Your Best Friend? , Julius Babarinsa
  30. 30. Fear Not, Dear Friend, But Freely Live Y.. , Robert Louis Stevenson
  31. 31. A Best Friend , James Ruka
  32. 32. My Most Distinguished Guest And Learned .. , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  33. 33. To A Republican Friend , Matthew Arnold
  34. 34. Friend And Foe , Friedrich Schiller
  35. 35. To A Friend Going Blind , Jorie Graham
  36. 36. Last Words To A Dumb Friend , Thomas Hardy
  37. 37. A Poem For A True Friend, My Friend , the poet
  38. 38. The Death Of A Friend , John W. Litteral
  39. 39. The Lost Friend , Amy Levy
  40. 40. A Friend Sends Her Perfumed Carriage , Li Ching Chao
  41. 41. My Imaginary Friend (Children) , C.J. Heck
  42. 42. If You Had A Friend , Robert William Service
  43. 43. A Departed Friend , Julia Ann Moore
  44. 44. My Best Friend........... , Ravi Sathasivam
  45. 45. To A Friend Whose Work Has Come To Nothing , William Butler Yeats
  46. 46. - My Rock Steady Childhood Friend , Ronberge (anno primo)
  47. 47. A Friend Is..... , Herbert Nehrlich
  48. 48. I Should Not Dare To Leave My Friend , Emily Dickinson
  49. 49. A Blind Friend , David Darbyshire
  50. 50. On The Religious Memory Of Mrs. Catherin.. , John Milton
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