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Meanwhile in my head, I'm undergoing open-heart surgery. - Anne Sexton

Reaching For The Moon (2013) dir. by Bruno Barreto

Reaching For The Moon (2013) dir. by Bruno Barreto

956"Was this why I kissed you?
Was this why I tormented myself, loving?
To remember you now, calmly and wearily,
With loathing?" - Anna Akhmatova, from White Night Of 1914
336"You sense the way we belong." - Anne Sexton, from The Complete Poems
363"I was left
quite alone
using up the darkness." - Anne Sexton, from The Fury Of God’s Goodbye
324"I close my eyes and suck you in like a fire." - Anne Sexton, from Jesus Suckles
190"I hear my lungs fill and
expel
as in an operation. But I have no one left to tell." - Anne Sexton, from Angel Of Beach Houses And Picnics
451"Your eyes are made of glass. They break. You are not brave." - Anne Sexton, from Angel Of Hope And Calendars
4048"Watch out for intellect,
because it knows so much it knows nothing
and leaves you hanging upside down,
mouthing knowledge as your heart
falls out of your mouth." - Anne Sexton, from The Complete Poems

(Source: theantidote)

1516"I am helpless as the sea at the end of her string.
I am restless. Restless and useless. I, too, create corpses." - Sylvia Plath, from Three Women
412"This is what it is to be complete. It is horrible." - Sylvia Plath, from Berck - Plage
1262"I am not ready for anything to happen.
I should have murdered this, that murders me." - Sylvia Plath, from Three Women
318"I am the center of an atrocity." - Sylvia Plath, from Three Women
1403"Is this my lover then? This death, this death?" - Sylvia Plath, from Three Women
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