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Anne Sexton Anne Sexton was the poet I chose to write about She was born in Newton Massachusetts in 1928 she committed suicide after several mental brake downs at the age of 46 She held many different jobs she was a librarian fashion model and taught English at Colleges and Universities She was rewarded with Bread Loaf Fellowship in 1959 Fellowship from American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1963 Also the Ford Foundation Grant in 1964 and the Pulitzer Prize and Guggenheim Fellowship in 1969 Her poetry looks at her life appeal directly to emotions Anne Sexton was a very good poet and she has very interesting work Her Kind I have gone out a possessed witch haunting the black air braver at night dreaming evil I have done my hitch over the plain houses light by light lonely twelve-fingered out of mind A women like that is not a women quite I have been her kind I have found the warm caves in the woods filled them with skillets carvings shelves closets silks innumerable goods fixed the suppers for the worms and the elves whining rearranging the disaligned A women like that is misunderstood I have been her kind I have ridden in your cart driver Waved my nude arms at villages going by Learning the last bright routs survivor Where your flames still bite my thigh And my ribs crack where your wheels wind A women like that is not ashamed to die I have been her kind Said the Poet to the Analyst My business is words Words are like labels Or coins or better like swarming bees I confess I am only broken by the source of things As if words were counted like dead bees in the attic Unbuckled from their yellow eyes and their dry wings I must always forget how one word is able to pick Out another to manner another until
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