"Oh mother, here in your lap, as good as a bowlful of clouds"
"I'm mooring my rowboat at the dock of the island called God"
"There is joy in all: in the hair I brush each morning, in the Canon towel, newly washed"
"It is in the small things we see it. The child's first step, as awesome as an earthquake"
1975 (posthumous). In an interview over a year before her death she explained she had written the first drafts of The Awful Rowing Toward God in twenty days with "two days out for despair and three days out in a mental hospital." She went on to say that she would not allow the poems to be published before her death.
"You said the anger would come back"
If you have not already, PLEASE read some of the works - ANY of the works - of Anne Sexton .... she's an AMAZING American Poet and also a College Professor