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Monologue At 3 AM

Sylvia Plath

Better that every fiber crack 
and fury make head, 
blood drenching vivid 
couch, carpet, floor 
and the snake-figured almanac 
vouching you are 
a million green counties from here, 

than to sit mute, twitching so 
under prickling stars, 
with stare, with curse 
blackening the time 
goodbyes were said, trains let go, 
and I, great magnanimous fool, thus wrenched from 
my one kingdom.


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Added: 12 Aug 2002 | Last Read: 24 Sep 2018 12:20 AM | Viewed: 13096 times

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