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sukekiyah: Remember kids that reading Sylvia Plath while you're through a turmoil of feelings isn't the healthiest thing.

NotMTA: Some H trains end at Beverly Rd due to the Sylvia Plath symposium, which requires that all passengers be rerouted to 111th St.

naaezer: I WOULD have a Sylvia Plath quote on my 2020 vision board.

gh0stauth0r: Sylvia Plath's words stream through the sea of spirits beyond... "'What are you sweating over that for?' Doreen lounged on my bed in a cab on a nice night hike this?' He had a bronzy polish under the pale dusting-powder..."

EmilyVanDuyne: I didn’t know this was about Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes!

ReadingJeannie: <Giving Up: The Last Days of Sylvia Plath> by Jillian Becker

AlexaReynoso_: 24/7 Sylvia Plath

Bellazie: I can stay awake all night, if need be - cold as an eel, without eyelids. Like a dead lake the dark envelops me. - Sylvia Plath

pkjeongwu: I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between. Sylvia Plath

NotMTA: 8 trains are running on the A line between Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av and Prospect Park due to the Sylvia Plath symposium, which requires that all passengers be rerouted to 111th St.

desubooks: Also you shouldn't be allowed to use it to write Sylvia Plath quotes on social media?

GVESBot: why go swimming with virginia woolf when sylvia plath could make you cookies?

gh0stauth0r: Sylvia Plath's words stream through the sea of spirits beyond... "The drinks arrived, and mine looked clear and pure as water, so I thought I might be about to receive, but all I could..."

pastellegeek: I think I need a Sylvia Plath tattoo.

OdishaStory: Happy Birthday poet Ramakanta Rath

NotMTA: Beginning tomorrow evening, 4 trains are rerouted via the C line from 53rd St to Morrison Av - Soundview because of the Sylvia Plath symposium, which requires that all passengers be rerouted to 111th St.

JoanPassey: The world is turning to poop but I have six hours with my amazing, bright, funny, insightful students who are going to go on to save the planet today and it's just the tonic I need. Also Sylvia Plath's 'Tulips' is a fun poem to teach with the uncanny.

gh0stauth0r: Sylvia Plath's words stream through the sea of spirits beyond... "Doreen was spooning up the hunks of fruit at the great white macaw in the zoo, waiting for it to a simultaneous interpreter she knew at the UN..."

crzkttnsmlx: "Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing." — Sylvia Plath

uniquicle: alternatively, the words ‘i am’ will be tattooed onto my skin. because of sylvia plath’s poem. where she repeats those words... signifying that she’s alive. that she exists. because god knows that most days, i struggle with that realisation.

danasbei: 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

gh0stauth0r: Sylvia Plath tries to remember what all the words meant... "'What are you sweating over that for?' Doreen lounged on my bed in a cotton candy fluff round her head..."

DJstewartwho: '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

bakeanexplosion: okay anyway i love sylvia plath i'd just like 2 say that . it's been a while

crollyson: From Sylvia Plath’s “Letter in November”: “The irreplaceable/ Golds bleed and deepen, the mouths of Thermopylae.” I don’t know if she read Cavafy, but her understanding of history is not far his own.

Scott_Wortley: Spent some time reading Sylvia Plath Ariel poems aloud while doing an impersonation of Alan Bennett.

AlexEdelman: Ted Hughes' left Sylvia Plath for Assia Wevill. Sylvia killed herself by putting her head in a gas oven. Assia then killed *herself* with a gas oven. And you gotta think that it was probably hard for Ted Hughes to enjoy gas ovens after that.

archivalagents: Tonight! Smith’s New Play Reading Series stages a dramatic reading of the newly discovered Sylvia Plath (‘55) story, “Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom.” Previously unpublished, the story was released this year by Faber & Faber in London and HarperCollins in NY. 1/3

AUTHORBDWEST: “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ~ Sylvia Plath Never doubt your gift! Never listen to negativity even if it comes from you!~B.

whoisallyd: I just love Sylvia Plath

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In The Grass.
 by Robert Crawford

'Tis as if I saw it all — sat now in the grass, and heard
The soft warm wind in my ears like the lilt of a lonely bird;
Sat now in the grasses so — saw, but said never a word.
The two of them in the wood, below me there by the rill;
He with the light on his brow, she in the shadow still;
And a cloud so white goes over the blue on the gleaming hill.
My nest in the grass was good: they deemed that none might see —
Ah God in heaven! my eyes looked out of the hell in me,
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