Tag Archives: Sylvia Plath

Sylvia

Today, February 11, marks the death-date of the brilliant poet, Sylvia Plath. A tribute piece, from my collection Arclight. To be a mother, and to double as a dark sorceress, a cleaver of dried bones, could not have been easy. … Continue reading

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Kiss

In the resident smolder of lips, a seared prelude, announcing blatant recourse to the sheerest intent.    

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Sylvia Plath

To be a mother, and to double as a dark sorceress, a cleaver of dried bones, could not have been easy. Especially in the 1950s. They burned witches then, as well as reds and blacks and faggots, and other things … Continue reading

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Sylvia, Triptych

Perhaps, Miss Sylvia, if there had been more sand on your beach, more sea to wash away the dead skin of pallid thoughts, more moonstruck nights rattling close to your fingers as you typed out the country of your heart, … Continue reading

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If L.L. Cool J. and Sylvia Plath Had Gotten Down

Listen to the spoken word track w/ musicĀ here. Don’t call it a Comebackā€” L.L. Cool J. wooing Sylvia Plath in broad daylight where they dance and get crazy theatrical doing the Lazarus (and doing it and doing it well) Sylvia … Continue reading

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Sorceress

Budding sorceress, basking in a siege of text– long shadows at dusk.

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Sun

One of those days, sun bathing in elliptical gold– No clouds to obscure.

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Caution

Vigilant tracking, she stalks life in wary frets– Caution testing fire.

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Lyric

Between passages, the molten birth of Lyric– In labor, she chastens.

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Sylvia in Blue

Gauging twilight’s depths, the poet draws blinds to dream– Hope, worn to silence.

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