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Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Jay Cee's ugly as sin. Jay Cee's ugly as sin. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I reckon a good poem lasts a whole I reckon a good poem lasts a whole lot longer than a hundred of those people put together. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I've begun to think like a Jew, to I've begun to think like a Jew, to feel like a Jew. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Worse even than your maddening song, your silence. Worse even than your maddening song, your silence. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Whose is that long white box in the Whose is that long white box in the grove, what have they accomplished, why am I cold. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: If the body is a temple, then tattoos If the body is a temple, then tattoos are its stained glass windows. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I love my rejection slips. They show me I love my rejection slips. They show me I try. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: My heartbeat boomed like a dull motor in My heartbeat boomed like a dull motor in my ears. I am I am I am. Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: They mistake their star, these papery godfolk. They mistake their star, these papery godfolk. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: There ought, I thought, to be a ritual There ought, I thought, to be a ritual for being born twice - patched, retreaded and approved for the road. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: The thought that I might kill myself formed The thought that I might kill myself formed in my mind coolly as a tree or a flower. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Lauren Groff: WIDOW. The word consumes itself, said Sylvia Plath, WIDOW. The word consumes itself, said Sylvia Plath, who consumed herself. — Lauren Groff
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: TB is like living with a bomb in TB is like living with a bomb in your lungs. You just lie around very quietly hoping it won't go off — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: She. Silent, fawn-eyed. Clever. She. Silent, fawn-eyed. Clever. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I think writers are the most narcissistic people. I think writers are the most narcissistic people. Well, I musn't say this, I like many of them, a great many of my friends are writers. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I self-paralyze myself & wonder what I've got I self-paralyze myself & wonder what I've got in my head. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery - air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, This is what it is to be happy. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Slowly, slowly, catch the monkey. Slowly, slowly, catch the monkey. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: You were doing fine," a familiar voice informed You were doing fine," a familiar voice informed my ear, "until that man stepped into your path. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I went to the bronze boy whom I I went to the bronze boy whom I love, partly because no one really cares for him — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I am inhabited by a cry. Nightly it I am inhabited by a cry.
Nightly it flaps out
Looking, with its hooks, for something to love. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: You inherit white heather, a bee's wing,Two suicides, You inherit white heather, a bee's wing,
Two suicides, the family wolves,
Hours of blankness. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: There is a certain clinical satisfaction in seeing There is a certain clinical satisfaction in seeing just how bad things can get. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I want so obviously, so desperately to be I want so obviously, so desperately to be loved, and to be capable of love. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: ...Life happens so hard and fast I sometimes ...Life happens so hard and fast I sometimes wonder who is me... — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I knew you'd decide to be all right I knew you'd decide to be all right again. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I have never found anybody who could stand I have never found anybody who could stand to accept the daily demonstrative love I feel in me, and give back as good as I give. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: As I paddled on, mt heartbeat boomed like As I paddled on, mt heartbeat boomed like a motor in my ears. I am I am I am. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Over coffee and orange juice the embryonic suicide Over coffee and orange juice the embryonic suicide brightens visibly. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: The frost makes a flower, the dew makes The frost makes a flower,
the dew makes a star. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Please don't expect me to always be good Please don't expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: It never occurred to me to say no. It never occurred to me to say no. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I lean to you, numb as a fossil. I lean to you, numb as a fossil. Tell me I'm here. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: The big men are all deaf; they don't The big men are all deaf; they don't want to hear the little squeaking as they walk across the street on cleated boots. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: If there's anything I look down on, it's If there's anything I look down on, it's a man in a blue outfit. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: So I perversely circle the late stars, drowsier So I perversely circle the late stars, drowsier and drowsier, sleepily longing for something. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: For me, poetry is an evasion of the For me, poetry is an evasion of the real job of writing prose. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: It was only after seeing Irwin's study that It was only after seeing Irwin's study that I decided to seduce him. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I can only hazard. In the back of I can only hazard. In the back of my mind there are bombs falling, women and children screaming, but I can't describe it now. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: What did my arms do before they held What did my arms do before they held you? — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Nigger-eyeBerries cast darkHooks --Black sweet blood mouthfuls,Shadows. Nigger-eye
Berries cast dark
Hooks --

Black sweet blood mouthfuls,
Shadows. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I felt myself melting into the shadows like I felt myself melting into the shadows like the negative of a person I'd never seen before in my life. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: So much working, reading, thinking, living to do! So much working, reading, thinking, living to do! A lifetime is not long enough. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Jealousy can open the blood, it can make Jealousy can open the blood, it can make black roses. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I simply cannot see where there is to I simply cannot see where there is to get to. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: O myHomunculus, I am ill.I have taken a O my
Homunculus, I am ill.
I have taken a pill to kill
The thin
Papery feeling.
From the poem "Cut", 24 October 1962 — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I'm never going to get married.""You're crazy." Buddy I'm never going to get married."
"You're crazy." Buddy brightened. "You'll change your mind."
"No. My mind's made up. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I wanted to be where nobody I knew I wanted to be where nobody I knew could ever come. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: What do you do? I asked the man, What do you do? I asked the man, to break the silence shooting up around me on all sides, thick as jungle grass — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I cannot run, I am rooted, and the I cannot run, I am rooted, and the gorse hurts me
With its yellow purses, its spiky armoury.
I could not run without having to run forever. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I must be lean & write & make I must be lean & write & make worlds beside this to live in. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: We stayed at home to write, to consolidate We stayed at home to write, to consolidate our outstretched selves. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I have been holding a dialogue with myself I have been holding a dialogue with myself and girding myself to stand fast without running. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: We walk on air, Watson.There is only the We walk on air, Watson.
There is only the moon, embalmed in phosphorus.
There is only a crow in a tree. Make notes. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: The man creates a pseudonym and hides behind The man creates a pseudonym and hides behind it like a worm — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Well, I know now. I know a little Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: To the person in the bell jar, blank To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Your room is not your prison. You are. Your room is not your prison. You are. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Woody Allen: Sylvia Plath. Interesting poetess whose tragic suicide was Sylvia Plath. Interesting poetess whose tragic suicide was misinterpreted as romantic by the college-girl mentality. — Woody Allen
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Is anyone anywhere happy? Is anyone anywhere happy? — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Someday, god knows when, I will stop this Someday, god knows when, I will stop this absurd, self-pitying, idle, futile despair, and I will begin to think again. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Hour by hour, day by day, life becomes Hour by hour, day by day, life becomes possible. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: God, let me think clearly and brightly; let God, let me think clearly and brightly; let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences, let me someday see who I am. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Why is crying so pleasurable? I feel clean, Why is crying so pleasurable? I feel clean, absolutely purged after it. As if I had a grief to get over with, some deep sorrow. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: For the few little successes I may seem For the few little successes I may seem to have, there are acres of misgivings and self-doubt. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: The silence drew off, baring the pebbles and The silence drew off, baring the pebbles and shells and all the tatty wreckage of my life. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I need someone real, who will be right I need someone real, who will be right for me now, here, and soon. Until then I'm lost. I think I am mad at times. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I know pretty much what I like and I know pretty much what I like and dislike; but please, don't ask me who I am. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: What horrifies me most is the idea of What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Maybe it's my ego. Maybe I crave someone Maybe it's my ego. Maybe I crave someone who will never be my rival. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Not easy to state the change you made.If Not easy to state the change you made.
If I'm alive now, I was dead,
Though, like a stone, unbothered by it. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: We must be moving, working, making dreams to We must be moving, working, making dreams to run toward; the poverty of life without dreams is too horrible to imagine. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Doing all the little tricky things it takes Doing all the little tricky things it takes to grow up, step by step, into an anxious and unsettling world. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: I must not be selfless: develop a sense I must not be selfless: develop a sense of self. A solidness that can't be attacked. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: What love did then, love does now: Gnaws What love did then, love does now:
Gnaws me through. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Winter is for women The woman still at Winter is for women The woman still at her knitting, At the cradle of Spanish walnut, Her body a bulb in the cold and too dumb to think. — Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath Quotes By Sylvia Plath: Love, love,I have hung our cave with roses. Love, love,
I have hung our cave with roses. — Sylvia Plath