Poet: Anne Sexton
Comment 1 of 1, added on November 6th, 2008 at 8:10 PM.
Wow. To take something as small as an earthworm and contemplate it in the way that she does is quite simply poetry. Is it true or untrue that if you like a poem or a bulk of a poet's work that's not to say that you would or would have liked them as a person, right? I just recently heard that Sexton molested one of her children (correct me if I'm wrong). I got a little weirded out when I heard this b/c I didn't project that onto the poems I've read of hers. Sure, they're sensual but let's keep that within boundaries. Clearly she has a talent for creating dark and interesting images with so much depth. She makes me see and think. It's too bad she suffered the way that she did.
Lorraine Ramirez from United States
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