Meanwhile in my head, I'm undergoing open-heart surgery. - Anne Sexton
457"…he ate my heart in half
and I was glad." - Anne Sexton, from Begat
148"You are my judge.
You are my jury." - Anne Sexton, from The Frog Prince
345"I write
for you." - Anne Sexton, from The Frog Prince
192"I will be steel!
I will build a steel bridge over my need!
I will build a bomb shelter over my heart!
But my future is a secret.
It is as shy as a mole." - Anne Sexton, from Letters To Dr. Y.
1241"Why else keep a journal, if not
to examine your own filth?" - Anne Sexton, from Letters To Dr. Y.
1244"You will exist, right there.
An eternal suspension
within me." - Anna Akhmatova, from The Complete Poems
435"I do not take an umbrella with me
when it rains.
I think it’s cowardice, wanting to protect myself
from the obvious." - Kiki Dimoula, from What Remains
183"There is a hole in the sky
It’s like the hole in my heart
Feel like a stone in deep water
wondering what made me sink
there is no further down
And no further down." - Papercut, from Black Dog
255"I wish you couldn’t figure me out
but you always wanna know what I was about." - Kate Nash, from The Nicest Thing
442"I wish I knew how to quit you." - Brokeback Mountain (2005)
527"Why am I so changed? Why does my blood rush into a hell of tumult at a few words?" - Emily Brontë, from Wuthering Heights
444"Let me grab your soul away." - Kate Bush, from Wuthering Heights
871"I hated you. I loved you, too." - Kate Bush, from Wuthering Heights
167"Can I ever know you
Or you know me?" - Sara Teasdale, from The Mystery
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