Anne Sexton Quotes

When the moment comes we’ll talk turkey, we’ll shoot words straight from the hip, we’ll play it as it lays. Yes, when death comes with its hood we won’t be polite.

In a dream you are never eighty.

Without luggage or defenses, giving up my car keys and my cash, keeping only a pack of Salem cigarettes the way a child holds on to a toy. I signed myself in where a stranger puts the inked-in X’s.