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Sylvia Plath - April 18

the slime of all my yesterdays
rots in the hollow of my skull

and if my stomach would contract
because of some explicable phenomenon
such as pregnancy or constipation

I would not remember you

or that because of sleep
infrequent as a moon of greencheese
that because of food
nourishing as violet leaves
that because of these

and in a few fatal yards of grass
in a few spaces of sky and treetops

a future was lost yesterday
as easily and irretrievably
as a tennis ball at twilight

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April 18 - Comments and Information

Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: April 18
Poem of the Day: Feb 10 2006

Comment 479 of 479, added on November 26th, 2016 at 7:50 PM.

nbLZEU Really enjoyed this blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged.

subanal from Italy
Comment 478 of 479, added on August 3rd, 2016 at 9:25 PM.

f1WZEB I think this is a real great article post.Really looking forward to read more. Want more.

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Comment 477 of 479, added on December 13th, 2015 at 12:02 AM.
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