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

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Comment 10 of 76, 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 9 of 76, added on July 17th, 2011 at 10:43 PM.

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Comment 8 of 76, 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
Comment 7 of 76, added on April 24th, 2005 at 1:52 PM.

Anne Sexton's poetry is unbelievably intriging. You feel as if you are
sucked into the poetry and experience the situation as it is happening.
She speaks so boldly about things everyone wants to talk about but is
either embarressed or ashamed they feel that way. While many people do not
want to admit they have or do feel the way she did you really do. We all
have experienced that lost feeling this poem describes. I love her poetry
and am glad I decided to research it for a paper.

Alex 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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