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Sylvia Plath - Metaphors

I'm a riddle in nine syllables,
An elephant, a ponderous house,
A melon strolling on two tendrils.
O red fruit, ivory, fine timbers!
This loaf's big with its yeasty rising.
Money's new-minted in this fat purse.
I'm a means, a stage, a cow in calf.
I've eaten a bag of green apples,
Boarded the train there's no getting off.

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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: Metaphors
Volume: The Collected Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1959
Poem of the Day: Aug 6 2004

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