Tag: Sylvia Plath

I am Not You: In Response to “Daddy”

I am not you. I can live in this black shoe laced so tight my toes are blue. I am not you. You dug up the earth before the grass grew before the worms were even through. But I suppose you always… Read More

Sylvia Plath: The Death of Daddy

    In the late fifties a new form of poetry was taking shape. These poems were of a personal nature and the more personal, the better. This poetry of unrestrained, autobiographical poetry was coined “confessional” by M.L. Rosenthal in 1959 (Bawer, 7)…. Read More