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mango-season · 8 months ago
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Richard Siken / Anne Sexton
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bostonpoetryslam · 10 months ago
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Elizabeth Bishop, from The Complete Poems, 1927-1979
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memoryslandscape · 11 months ago
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We look before and after, / And pine for what is not / [. . .] Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, from “To a Skylark,” The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley (Modern Library, 1994)
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williammoll · 6 months ago
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Emily Dickinson. 919. The Complete Poems. [20]
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theoptia · a year ago
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Anne Sexton, from The Complete Poems; “The Dead Heart”
Text ID: It is a dead heart. It is inside of me. It is a stranger.
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she-scriptures · 4 months ago
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YOU ARE THE GATES OF THE BODY, YOU ARE THE GATES OF THE SOUL.
—Walt Whitman, in “I Sing the Body Electric,” The Complete Poems
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deformititties · a year ago
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Can death be sleep, when life is but a dream, / And scenes of bliss pass as a phantom by?
The Complete Poems, ‘Can death be sleep, when life is but a dream’ by John Keats
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wedarkacademia · a year ago
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The Complete Poems, by Anne Sexton
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watch-whatyouread · 6 months ago
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Book: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (2012), ed. Thomas H. Johnson
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eternal--return · 11 hours ago
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We are shelves, we are Tables, we are meek We are edible, Nudgers and shovers In spite of ourselves. Our kind multiplies: We shall by morning Inherit the earth. Our foot's in the door.
Sylvia Plath · “Mushrooms.” The Collected Poems (1981)
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wordscanbeenough · a year ago
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You said the anger would come back / just as the love did.
Anne Sexton, from “Again and Again and Again”, The Complete Poems
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innervoiceartblog · 12 months ago
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“Watch out for intellect, because it knows so much it knows nothing and leaves you hanging upside down, mouthing knowledge as your heart falls out of your mouth.”
~ Anne Sexton - The Complete Poems
Artwork by Charles J. Dwyer 1961 - Wisconsin
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bostonpoetryslam · 9 months ago
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I'd like to retire there and do nothing, or nothing much, forever, in two bare rooms: look through binoculars, read boring books, old, long, long books, and write down useless notes, talk to myself, and, foggy days, watch the droplets slipping, heavy with light.
Elizabeth Bishop, “The End of March,” from The Complete Poems, 1927-1979
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watchoutforintellect · 2 years ago
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Emily Dickinson, from “The name -- of it -- is Autumn” (poem 656) featured in The Complete Poems
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williammoll · 7 months ago
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Emily Dickinson. 1197. The Complete Poems. [17]
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theoptia · a year ago
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Anne Sexton, from The Complete Poems; “The Sickness Unto Death”
Text ID: So I ate myself, bite by bite, and the tears washed me, wave after cowardly wave,
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she-scriptures · 7 months ago
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Love and a cough cannot be concealed. Even a small cough. Even a small love.
—Anne Sexton, from “Small Wire,” The Complete Poems
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deformititties · 2 years ago
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The Complete Poems: For John, Who Begs Me Not To Enquire by Anne Sexton
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bruisedsentiments · 4 months ago
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Only in this hoarded span will love persevere. Whether you are pretty or not, I outlive you, bend down my strange face to yours and forgive you.
Anne Sexton, All My Pretty Ones,The Complete Poems
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watch-whatyouread · 6 months ago
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Gossip Girl S03E02 | The Freshman
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Madame Bovary (1856), Gustave Flaubert
Pride and Prejudice (1813), Jane Austen
Emma (1815), Jane Austen
Mansfield Park (1814), Jane Austen
Persuasion (1817), Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility (1811), Jane Austen
The Complete Poems (1969), Elizabeth Bishop
Wuthering Heights (1847), Emily Brontë
Villette (1853), Charlotte Brontë
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