Blog Posts - Anne Sexton



The Poet: Anne Sexton, "Courage"

"Courage""It is in the small things we see it.The child's first step,as awesome as an earthquake.The first time you rode a bike,wallowing up the sidewalk.The first spanking when your heartwent on a journey all alone.When they called you crybabyor poo...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 11, 2016

“Menstruation At Forty” By Anne Sexton

 Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 – October 4, 1974)   I was thinking of a son. The womb is not a clock nor a bell tolling, but in the eleventh month of its life I feel the November of the body as well as of the calendar. In two days it will be...
by The Escritoire on Feb 15, 2016

The Poet: Anne Sexton, "Courage"

"Courage""It is in the small things we see it.The child's first step,as awesome as an earthquake.The first time you rode a bike,wallowing up the sidewalk.The first spanking when your heartwent on a journey all alone.When they called you crybabyor poo...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Feb 1, 2016

The Poet: Anne Sexton, "Courage"

"Courage""It is in the small things we see it.The child's first step,as awesome as an earthquake.The first time you rode a bike,wallowing up the sidewalk.The first spanking when your heartwent on a journey all alone.When they called you crybabyor poo...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 16, 2015

The Poet: Anne Sexton, “The Room of My Life”

“The Room of My Life”by Anne Sexton“Here,in the room of my lifethe objects keep changing.Ashtrays to cry into,the suffering brother of the wood walls,the forty-eight keys of the typewritereach an eyeball that is never shut,the books, each a con...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Oct 22, 2015

The Poet: Anne Sexton, "Courage"

"Courage""It is in the small things we see it.The child's first step,as awesome as an earthquake.The first time you rode a bike,wallowing up the sidewalk.The first spanking when your heartwent on a journey all alone.When they called you crybabyor poo...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Oct 14, 2015

The Poet: Anne Sexton, "Courage"

"Courage""It is in the small things we see it.The child's first step,as awesome as an earthquake.The first time you rode a bike,wallowing up the sidewalk.The first spanking when your heartwent on a journey all alone.When they called you crybabyor poo...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Nov 17, 2014

The Poet: Anne Sexton, "Courage"

"Courage""It is in the small things we see it.The child's first step,as awesome as an earthquake.The first time you rode a bike,wallowing up the sidewalk.The first spanking when your heartwent on a journey all alone.When they called you crybabyor poo...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jun 10, 2014

The Poet: Anne Sexton, "Courage"

"Courage""It is in the small things we see it.The child's first step,as awesome as an earthquake.The first time you rode a bike,wallowing up the sidewalk.The first spanking when your heartwent on a journey all alone.When they called you crybabyor poo...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on May 13, 2014

Words - Anne Sexton

Be careful of words, even the miraculous ones. For the miraculous we do our best, sometimes they swarm like insects and leave not a sting but a kiss. They can be as good as fingers. They can be as trusty as the rock you stick your bottom on. But they...
by Nothingandall on Oct 3, 2012

The Truth the Dead Know by Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton 1928-1974 Gone, I say and walk from church, refusing the stiff procession to the grave, letting the dead ride alone in the hearse. It is June. I am tired of being brave. We drive to... Words are streams of your mind and soul. They...
by WANDERER'S Nook on Mar 16, 2009


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