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Becoming Me
by anne cunningham

Friday, June 02, 2006
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Becoming Me


 


The 21st century finds me,
staring down the electric range,
so not Plath-able,
even with miles of duct tape.
A garage full of boxes,
of unpacked books,
what would Sexton do with that?
No place to park after dark,
which leaves me, leaving me,
out in the open,
an empty husk,
no one the wiser,
to my undoing,
my coming undone
becoming me.


 

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Reviewed by Aamie Burnley 6/4/2006
Plath always expected to be rescued, even from ending herself; Sexton robbed us of her possabilities: if they had explored eachother they might have endured. AB

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Reviewed by Gary Gebert 6/3/2006
Beautiful.

Gary
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/2/2006
Incongruous sentences that come together in the end. Love the art.
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