Saturday, 2 April 2011


Marble-heavy, a bag full of God

i know sylvia plath is all the rage in hipster-dom (also known as tumblr) but regardrless of fads, this is one of my favourite poems, and i only really realised the rhythm when i listened to plath read it herself


ive always been magnetised by charismatic women

'Fashion is a vampiric thing,' she says. 'It's the hoover on your brain. That's why I wear the hats, to keep everyone away from me. They say, "Oh, can I kiss you?" I say, "No, thank you very much. That's why I've worn the hat. Goodbye." I don't want to be kissed by all and sundry. I want to be kissed by the people I love.'