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by Anne Sexton

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?


The amount of gore in this poem might bump it up to at least a PG-13 level, but if we're talking about sex, everything is kosher here. No one is consummating any marriages in this poem!

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