Best Poetry You’ve Never Read: Mercies Selected Poems by Anne Sexton

“Insanity, religion, adultery, feminism, poetry.”

By fusing these worlds Anne Sexton helped redefine what could be written in poetry. 

Mercies: Selected Poems, gathers a rich new selection of work of each of her collections, including the Pulitzer winning Live or Die as well as pieces published after her death in 1974. 

Whether you’re already a Sexton fan or you’ve never read poetry but want to get into it, this is your book.


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