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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


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


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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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