Sylvia Plath

(October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963 / Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts)

Sylvia Plath Poems

If you see a poem only with title, it is listed that way because of copyright reasons.
1. Cinderella 1/3/2003
2. Lady Lazarus 1/3/2003
3. Ariel 1/3/2003
4. Metaphors 1/1/2004
5. Daddy 1/3/2003
6. A Birthday Present 1/1/2004
7. Mirror 1/3/2003
8. Mad Girl's Love Song 1/3/2003
9. Child 1/3/2003
10. Balloons 1/3/2003
11. A Life 1/13/2003
12. April 18 1/3/2003
13. Blackberrying 1/3/2003
14. Aftermath 1/3/2003
15. Cut 1/3/2003
16. Insomniac 1/3/2003
17. Black Rook in Rainy Weather 1/3/2003
18. Mushrooms 1/3/2003
19. I Am Vertical 1/3/2003
20. An Appearance 1/3/2003

Balloons

Since Christmas they have lived with us,
Guileless and clear,
Oval soul-animals,
Taking up half the space,
Moving and rubbing on the silk

Invisible air drifts,
Giving a shriek and pop
When attacked, then scooting to rest, barely trembling.

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