Sylvia Plath Quotes

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Sylvia Plath Quotes

I could feel the winter shaking my bones and banging my teeth together.
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I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.

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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.

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I didn't want any flowers, I only wanted
to lie with my hands turned up and be utterly empty.
How free it is, you have no idea how free.

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If I didn't think, I'd be much happier; if I didn't have any sex organs, I wouldn't waver on the brink of nervous emotion and tears all the time.

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It was my first big chance, but here I was, sitting back and letting it run through my fingers like so much water.

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I wanted to crawl in between those black lines of print, the way you crawl through a fence, and go to sleep under that beautiful big green fig-tree.

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How many different deaths I can die?

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I felt the mask crumple, the great poisonous store of corrosive ashes begin to spew out of my mouth.

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Look at that ugly dead mask here and do not forget it. It is a chalk mask with dead dry poison behind it, like the death angel. It is what was this fall, and what I never want to be again. The pouting disconsolate mouth, the flat, bored, numb, expressionless eyes: symptoms of the foul decay within.

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People or stars regard me sadly. I disappoint them

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Anonymous young men with all-American bone structures.

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I felt it was very important not to be recognized.

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Girls are not machines that you put kindness coins into until sex falls out.

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A living doll, everywhere you look.
It can sew, it can cook,
It can talk, talk, talk ...
My boy, it's your last resort.
Will you marry it, marry it, marry it.

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A ring of gold with the sun in it? Lies. Lies and a grief.

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You are the one. Solid the spaces lean on, envious. You are the baby in the barn.

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