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Sylvia Plath Quotes That Give Me Life

Sylvia Plath is a poet that I can hands down relate to the most. I know that might sound bleak, considering she committed suicide at such a young age – but I can’t help that I feel most of a connection to her poetry. 471 more words

Poetry

Book Review: The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar

by Sylvia Plath

This is one of those books that I don’t know why I’ve never read.

There are several of them, and there are several reasons why I haven’t read them. 1,527 more words

Book Review

I am literally a cynical bitch

Monday at 2:25pm. Got about 3-ish hours of sleep and my eyes are burning. Just got off of a call for work and that is about the extent of the work I’ve done today. 473 more words

Hearts & Minds with Sunday Assembly

I had the good fortune to be invited to read a few poems today at Sunday Assembly – Silicon Valley.  I’d read at their invitation before, when they were still meeting in San Jose, and found them friendly and “ordinary” in the best possible way. 296 more words

Poetry

5 thoughts on The Bell Jar (Ch 9 and 10)

#1. Bile green with nile green. Chapter 9 opens with Esther talking to Hilda:

A wisp of bilious green straw perched on her brow like a tropical bird.

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Writing

I am...

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart; I am, I am, I am.”

—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

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