Sylvia Plath quotes that will gnaw at your heart


This famous poet led a tragic life, struggling with depression and finally sucumbing to it. Her poems though are worthy of a read. Take a look.

  1. Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I’ve a call.
  2. Every woman adores a Fascist, The boot in the face, the brute Brute heart of a brute like you.
  3. Kiss me and you will see how important I am.
  4. I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.
  5. Herr God, Herr Lucifer, Beware. Beware. Out of the ash I rise with my red hair And I eat men like air.
  6. If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.
  7. Is there no way out of the mind?
  8. The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
  9. To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is the bad dream.
  10. Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.


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