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J Pare Canada (9/25/2004 4:23:00 PM)

I'm trying to find poems on murder. I've got a few, but I'm having trouble finding a few more. And perhaps some poems about suicide. THey have to be by famous poets though.

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  • Emma Mason (11/4/2004 6:50:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    I remember a poem by Sylvia Plath as she contemplated her suicide, and I think there's a suggestion she was thinking about killing her children too. Something about white marble. I can't remember the name of it

  • Ed Lazarus (10/24/2004 9:00:00 AM) Post reply Stage

    One of the most beautiful poems on the subject of death....which may suggest suicide-'INTERIM' by the greatest of all....Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • Sherry Clements (10/14/2004 12:45:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Almost anything by Plath or Sexton

  • Peggy Dolan (10/9/2004 9:05:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Try Robert Browning. There's 'The Ring and the Book' and 'Porphyria's Lover'
    and 'My Last Dutchess.' Dorothy Parker's 'Resumé' is the ultimate suicide poem.

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