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Analysis and comments on Music Swims Back To Me by Anne Sexton

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Comment 10 of 77, added on September 28th, 2011 at 12:54 PM.

In case anyone is interested, this poem (which I love) was the inspiration
for a song I wrote called "The Song Remembers When", recorded by Trisha
Yearwood. Both the poem and the song are reflections on how a song can,
quite powerfully, trigger memories.

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Comment 8 of 77, added on November 2nd, 2008 at 11:37 PM.

I loved this poem, and it also reminded me of A Beautiful Mind. I am
currently writing an essay on Sexton's works, and I am so glad I chose this
poem. The rawness and unabashed references to life's natural processes in
all of her works definitely gave me a shock and opened my eyes to Sexton's
life, as well as life in general. This poem especially spoke to me, it
seems to say that even through hard times, such as hospitalizations and
even shock therapy, there is always something clear and certain, in this
case music. The juxtaposition of knowing where she was then versus not
knowing where she is now also stood out to me. I admire Sexton for her
skill as a poet and a writer in general.

Nicole from United States

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Poet: Anne Sexton
Poem: Music Swims Back To Me
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Dec 31 2004

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