Sylvia Plath

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

Crossing The River - Poem by Sylvia Plath


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  • (3/1/2008 5:20:00 AM)


    I love this poem. Plath is truely talented, with such a unique way of giving her readers insight into the mind of someone who has suffered from a mental illness.
    The words she uses are so attractive and accurate in describing her struggles.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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