Her poems are highly musical, her confessional style is at times breath-taking. No matter how many poems she writes, the emotional pain never goes away.   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 […]

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Ann Sexton is a tragic writer; she struggled throughout her life with depression. She is a “confessional poet” who writes about her experiences of emotional pain, and as a woman, living in a male-dominated society.  She lived from 1928 to 1974. Here is her biography from Poets.org: “Anne Gray Harvey was born in Newton, Massachusetts, […]

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You All Know the Story of the Other Woman He puts his bones back on, Turning the clock back an hour. She knows flesh, that skin balloon, the unbound limbs, the boards, the roof, the removable roof. She is his selection, part time. You know the story too! Look, when it is over he places […]

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