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Lack of Boundaries in regard to Sylvia Plath

Two new Sylvia Plath poems were announced to have been deciphered recently, and I don’t know how I feel about it. I love Sylvia Plath, I’ve read halves of her unabridged journal and have half memorized “Daddy” and “Lady Lazarus” and “Mad Girl’s Love Song” and “Three Women”. 481 more words

Sylvia Plath

Andromeda

Andromeda, my love,
You put to shame every constellation,
You are the sky,
Lover,  lover, way up high,
You have engulfed me,
I reside in depths below, 24 more words

Poetry

The Lancet Psychiatry | The merciless mirror: Sylvia Plath’s art, suicide, and influence

The relationship between Sylvia Plath and suicide – the extent to which she glorified death in her work, and has been glorified for her death posthumously – has niggled at me since I was a teenager reading her for the first time. 278 more words

Feminism

Diary: Futures

I spent two and a half days at my dad’s house this week, hoping it would help me clear my head. It didn’t, really, but the scenery was nice. 590 more words

Writing

Fill Your Life With Uncertainty

So I’ve started watching this (not so new) little show, you may have heard of it, called Masters of None

I know, right??

Anyways, I just finished the first season and- … 883 more words

Favorite Friday: Mirror by Sylvia Plath

Mirror

I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions.
What ever you see I swallow immediately
Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. 146 more words

Writing

Bright flames

Simon Armitage wrote his poetry collection “Book of Matches” with the idea that each sonnet should be read quickly, in the time it takes for a match to burn out, about 20 seconds.  353 more words

Poetry