AUTHOR | SYLVIA PLATH



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Sylvia Plath | Poet, novelist, short story writer



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Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956. they lived together in the United States and then the United Kingdom, and had two children, Frieda and Nicholas. Plath was clinically depressed for most of her adult life. She died by suicide in 1963.
Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for her two published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems, and Ariel. In 1982, she won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for The Collected Poems. She also wrote The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death.


Born: 1932-10-27

Born in: Boston, Massachusetts, US

Died: 1963-02-11







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Living with him is like being told a perpetual story...

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Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown...

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How we need another soul to cling to, another body t...

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Stars open among the lilies.Are you not blinded by s...

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I am inhabited by a cry. Nightly it flaps outLooking...

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And when at last you find someone to whom you feel y...

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Is anyone anywhere happy?

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I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery–a...

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When they asked me what I wanted to be I said I didn...

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I am solitary as grass. What is it I miss?Shall I ev...

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I lean to you, numb as a fossil. Tell me I'm here.

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I saw the years of my life spaced along a road in th...

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There is nothing like puking with somebody to make y...

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I have never found anybody who could stand to accept...

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But writing poems and letters doesn't seem to do muc...

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Some things are hard to write about. After something...

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How can I tell Bob that my happiness streams from ha...

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The human mind is so limited it can only build an ar...

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The moon is no door. It is a face in its own right,W...

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I may never be happy, but tonight I am content.

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