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Poetry to fall in love with, part 2

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? It’s mainly an American thing, but I still love the idea of having a whole month dedicated to celebrating poetry. 702 more words


Nausea April 22

Trash of Z. His former lover portrayed unfairly.

Figure it out.

The Villain. The Violator. The Abuser.

A monster in disguise as a romantic poet. 161 more words


I know the bottom, she says. I know it with my great tap root:
It is what you fear.
I do not fear it: I have been there.

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1am talk about fear and life

‘Many of them just couldn’t understand. Why would anyone need to take some quiet time to confront it’s own thoughts, to push away the dust of yesterday to have a better vision of tomorrow ? 638 more words

“I thought the most beautiful thing in the world must be shadow, the million moving shapes and cul-de-sacs of shadow. There was shadow in bureau drawers and closets and suitcases, and shadow under houses and trees and stones, and shadow at the back of people’s eyes and smiles, and shadow, miles and miles and miles of it, on the night side of the earth.” ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar


National Poetry Month: Day 22; or Ugh...

I’m feeling particularly angsty today.  Some Plath should help.

A Lesson in Vengeance

BY Sylvia Plath

In the dour ages
Of drafty cells and draftier castles, 162 more words