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Anne Sexton - Housewife

Some women marry houses.
It's another kind of skin; it has a heart, 
a mouth, a liver and bowel movements.
The walls are permanent and pink.
See how she sits on her knees all day, 
faithfully washing herself down.
Men enter by force, drawn back like Jonah
into their fleshy mothers.
A woman is her mother.
That's the main thing.

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Poet: Anne Sexton
Poem: Housewife
Poem of the Day: Sep 3 2005

Comment 96 of 96, added on April 13th, 2016 at 5:06 PM.
Wowza, problem solve

Wowza, problem solved like it never hapdenep.

Donte from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
Comment 95 of 96, added on April 6th, 2016 at 1:17 PM.

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Comment 94 of 96, added on December 31st, 2015 at 2:16 PM.


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