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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath Poems, Quotes, and Biography. Featuring poetry related information and works by Sylvia Plath. This Sylvia Plath page includes links to Sylvia Plath works and information about Plath.

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An American poet, novelist, short story writer, and essayist.. American poet novelist and short story writer; 1982 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry first to receive the honor posthumously

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Quote Left I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am. Quote Right
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Quote Left His hair long and plausive. Bastard Masturbating a glitter, He wants to be loved. Quote Right
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Quote Left What did my hands do before they held you? Quote Right
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Quote Left Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it and the imagination to improvise. Quote Right
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Quote Left I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. Quote Right
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Quote Left Is there no way out of the mind? Quote Right
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Quote Left I talk to God, but the sky is empty. Quote Right
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Quote Left I Am the arrow,... Quote Right
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Quote Left The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Widow. The word consumes itself. Quote Right
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Quote Left First, are you our sort of a person? Do you wear... Quote Right
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Quote Left God's lioness, How one we grow, Pivot of heels and knees!— Quote Right
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Quote Left Dying Is an art, like everything else.... Quote Right
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Quote Left So daddy, I'm finally through. The black telephone's off at the root, The voices just can't worm through. If I've killed one man, I've killed two -- The vampire who said he was you And drank my blood for a year, Seven years, if you want to know. Daddy, you can lie back now. There's a stake in your fat black heart And the villagers never liked you. They are dancing and stamping on you. They always knew it was you. Daddy, daddy, you bastard, I'm through. Quote Right
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Quote Left Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing. Quote Right
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Quote Left To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream. Quote Right
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Quote Left Black and stiff, but not a bad fit. Will you marry it? Quote Right
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Quote Left Each dead child coiled, a white serpent, One at each little Pitcher of milk, now empty. Quote Right
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Quote Left There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them. Quote Right
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Quote Left It works, there is nothing wrong with it. You have a hole, it's a poultice.... Quote Right
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Quote Left I fixed my eyes on the larget cloud, as if, when it passed out of my sight, I might have the good luck to pass with it. Quote Right
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Quote Left I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket. Quote Right
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Quote Left I have simply ordered a box of maniacs. They can be sent back. They can die, I need feed them nothing, I am the owner. Quote Right
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Quote Left I would say it was the coffin of a midget Or a square baby Were there not such a din in it. Quote Right
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Quote Left He tells me how sweet The babies look in their hospital Icebox, Quote Right
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