Famous Ball And Chain Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Ball And Chain poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous ball and chain poems. These examples illustrate what a famous ball and chain poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Plath, Sylvia
...packing the sick cats.
O vase of acid,
It is love you are full of. You know who you hate.
He is hugging his ball and chain down by the gate
That opens to the sea
Where it drives in, white and black,
Then spews it back.
Every day you fill him with soul-stuff, like a pitcher.
You are so exhausted.
Your voice my ear-ring,
Flapping and sucking, blood-loving bat.
That is that. That is that.
You peer from the door,
Sad hag. 'Every woman's a w...Read More
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