Anne Sexton — American Poet born on November 09, 1928, died on October 04, 1974

Anne Sexton was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die. Themes of her poetry include her long battle against depression and mania, suicidal tendencies, and various intimate details from her private life, including her relationships with her husband and children... (wikipedia)

Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance.
It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
Live or die, but don't poison everything.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
Death's in the good-bye.