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A rhyme for the Woman in the Bell Jar

Distance-gazing, widowed man

She was the love of his life

I am hollow

Just like her—but still alive—dead inside

We two, a pair, while he loves her… 75 more words


How to live in a bubble?

Życie pod kloszem kojarzy nam się z czymś prostym, z brakiem kontaktu z rzeczywistością a co za tym idzie problemami. Ma to być życie beztroskie, którego jednak nie zazdrościmy innym. 547 more words



She flowed upon me
just water, cold
drowning my thoughts
preserving them in the moment
a bell jar concoction
of the jellied remains of someone… 149 more words


The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Rating: 4/5

I tried to read The Bell Jar in high school, but didn’t get very far. I had just finished reading (and loved) Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen, and so I thought I would like The Bell Jar, but I couldn’t get into it. 1,330 more words

Book Review

PSA: A stylish way to store cloches

Just popping in for a quick post today. Do you guys love cloches (aka bell jars) as much as I do? I have a couple small ones and one large one, and I love how they elevate whatever you put under them. 149 more words


Pairing books and music

There are lots of good articles out there pairing books and music. The Guardian has one. So do BookRiot and Flavorwire. But now we have one of our own, and it’s the best! 375 more words


The Bell Jar - A Fig Tree

The Bell Jar, published in 1963, presented issues of power and control. The story is about Esther Greenwood and the problems presented to women. She faces the issue of control, sexual double standards and maintaining her identity which are portrayed in an overarching analogy of a fig tree. 781 more words