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The dark version of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl:

“Although Sylvia Plath was a fiercely brilliant poet and novelist, she is arguably most famous for her suicide. The most common cultural association that we have with her is an image of a young woman with her head in the oven.

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Vomiting words. My placebo made of

Pseudo-lyricism; my musings and pain

Always condensed into short lived suicides.

I swear, stranger:

I’ve already destroyed myself too many times, 64 more words

Rants, Depression & Glimpses Of Insanity

Oh, Sylvia.

Today is the 53rd anniversary of the death of Sylvia Plath.

An absolutely brilliant writer, she has been the basis of my mentor’s undergraduate, graduate, doctorate studies and an influence on her, as well. 64 more words

Literary Playlists

baths, great and ordinary

“There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.” Sylvia Plath’s words, not mine, although I agree so wholeheartedly that when I first came across this passage in  2,524 more words


In Memory of Sylvia Plath by Rowena

Today is the 53rd anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death. Pausing for a moment to think of her as a cold February seeps in around here, like the cold February she was in her London flat. 470 more words

Another Life

“We should meet in another life, we should meet in air, me and you.”
— Sylvia Plath

As a poet, one lives a bit on air.

The Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

PLATH: I much prefer doctors, midwives, lawyers, anything but writers. I think writers and artists are the most narcissistic people. 138 more words