For My Lover, Returning to His Wife (l. 19

set forth three children under the moon,
three cherubs drawn by Michelangelo,
done this with her legs spread out
in the terrible months in the chapel.

 

ATTRIBUTION: Anne Sexton (1928-1974), U.S. poet. For My Lover, Returning to His Wife (l. 19-22). . .

The Complete Poems [Anne Sexton]. (1981) Houghton Mifflin.

BIOGRAPHY: Columbia Encyclopedia.

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