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Sylvia Plath - Words

After whose stroke the wood rings,
And the echoes!
Echoes traveling
Off from the center like horses.

The sap
Wells like tears, like the
Water striving
To re-establish its mirror
Over the rock

That drops and turns,
A white skull,
Eaten by weedy greens.
Years later I
Encounter them on the road----

Words dry and riderless,
The indefatigable hoof-taps.
From the bottom of the pool, fixed stars
Govern a life.

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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: Words
Volume: The Collected Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1963

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Comment 35 of 36, added on August 3rd, 2016 at 9:14 PM.

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