Today's Featured Poet: Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath – Mirror
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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. I am not cruel, only truthful--- The eye of a... Read More

Sylvia Plath quote about people
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"So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would open up, unfolding quite wonderfully, if only you were interested in them." ~ Sylvia Plath Republished by Blog Post Promoter Read More

Sylvia Plath quote about Infatuation
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“Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my... Read More

Sylvia Plath on life and loneliness
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“God, but life is loneliness, despite all the opiates, despite the shrill tinsel gaiety of “parties” with no purpose, despite the false grinning faces we all wear. And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you... Read More

Sylvia Plath – Mad Girl’s Love Song
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I have always loved this poem. In fact, I named my other blog after it: Mad Girl's Love Songs Sylvia Plath - Mad Girl’s Love Song “I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my... Read More

Mushrooms by Sylvia Plath
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Mushrooms "Overnight, very Whitely, discreetly, Very quietly Our toes, our noses Take hold on the loam, Acquire the air. Nobody sees us, Stops us, betrays us; The small grains make room. Soft fists insist on Heaving the needles, The... Read More

Sylvia Plath – Pursuit
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There is a panther stalks me down: One day I'll have my death of him; His greed has set the woods aflame, He prowls more lordly than the sun. Most softly, most suavely glides that step, Advancing always at... Read More