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Anne Sexton’s Sensual Love Poem “Song for a Lady,” in an Animation Inspired by Oliver Sacks
Anne Sexton’s Sensual Love Poem “Song for a Lady,” in an Animation Inspired by Oliver Sacks

“So many doors open when you are present with an angle.”

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From Abigail Adams to Maya Angelou, History’s Finest Letters of Motherly Advice
From Abigail Adams to Maya Angelou, History’s Finest Letters of Motherly Advice

“Live to the HILT!”

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Anne Sexton’s Report Card
Anne Sexton’s Report Card

“She had little patience for studying; a precocious, headstrong adolescent, she passed the time in math class by writing flirtatious notes to boys.”

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Joey and the Birthday Present: Wonderful Vintage Illustrations from Anne Sexton’s Little-Known 1971 Children’s Book
Joey and the Birthday Present: Wonderful Vintage Illustrations from Anne Sexton’s Little-Known 1971 Children’s Book

Two Pulitzer-winning poets tell a sweet story of friendship, compassion, and perspective.

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Eggs of Things: Anne Sexton and Maxine Cumin’s Science-Inspired 1963 Children’s Book
Eggs of Things: Anne Sexton and Maxine Cumin’s Science-Inspired 1963 Children’s Book

“These are all eggs of things. They will be our secret.”

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