Sylvia Plath

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Born in 1932 to middle class parents in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, Sylvia Plath published her first poem at the age of eight. A sensitive person who tended to be a bit of a perfectionist she was what many would consider a model daughter and student - popular, a straight A student, always winning the best prizes. She won a scholarship to Smith Co ...
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The prince leans to the girl in scarlet heels,
Her green eyes slant, hair flaring in a fan
Of silver as the rondo slows; now reels
Begin on tilted violins to span
A Birthday Present
What is this, behind this veil, is it ugly, is it beautiful?
It is shimmering, has it breasts, has it edges?

I am sure it is unique, I am sure it is what I want.
Mad Girl's Love Song
'I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead;
I lift my lids and all is born again.
(I think I made you up inside my head.)
Stasis in darkness.
Then the substanceless blue
Pour of tor and distances.
Lady Lazarus
I have done it again.
One year in every ten
I manage it----
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11 November 2014
Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling, not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex, vital interweaving of both.
11 November 2014
If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.
11 November 2014
Sunday—the doctor's paradise! Doctors at country clubs, doctors at the seaside, doctors with mistresses, doctors with wives, doctors in church, doctors in yachts, doctors everywhere resolutely being people, not doctors.


Sylvia Frances Chan 07 February 2021
Congratulations being chosen as The Poet Of The Day. Hoorray! My classic favourite poetess.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 07 February 2021
The Bell Jar, a true Materpiece and so excellent. My favourite classic poetess. I love her poems, they are metaphored and yet realistic
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Natalia 18 July 2020
I loved Plath's Bell Jar. It was realistic, real, and angry.
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Tobias 07 November 2019
" Out of the ash, I rise with my red hair, And I eat men like air." One thing is for certain, Sylvia new how to end with a stylish death.
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kane walker 23 July 2019
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M Asim Nehal 02 March 2019
She and Hughes settled for a brief time in an English country village in Devon, England. However, less than two years after the birth of their first child the marriage disintegrated.
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Britte Ninad 13 August 2018
Her allegorical writings were mostly life like and about her own life. Excellent and so powerful writer.
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Rajat 21 May 2018
Good poetry in mirror is a good lesson of class 10
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justice wargrave 01 May 2018
very nice mostly with the texture and the color i really wanted more but i was going toooo fast and hard uuuh.
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Very nice
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Wolfgang John 11 March 2018
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Wolfgang John 11 March 2018
Sylvia Plath was the most vastly overrated poet who ever lived! As someone wrote not too long ago, if she hadn't stuck her head in an oven, no one would remember her,
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