Sylvia Plath

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

Crossing The Water - Poem by Sylvia Plath


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  • (4/29/2005 11:06:00 AM)


    I've found that sylvia plath makes many references to rooks in her works, and tried to figure out the signifigance. For those who were curious as well, here it is -

    Crow/Rook: Crows and rooks symbolize resourcefulness, survival, death, a call to the magick and the mystery around us, the law, the supernatural, the mysteries of creation, shape-shifting, change, harmony, justice, integrity, bad omens, boldness, skill, cunning, prophecy, eloquence and divination. They are tricksters connected to Morrigan, Varuna, Rhea Kronia, Apollo, Macha and Babd.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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