Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath

Although Sylvia Plath was succeeding poetically, she was still deeply unhappy. She tried to kill herself a number of times throughout the early 60s, and in February of 1963, she succeeded. Plath is considered to be one of the best poets of her generation.  Read more about Sylvia Plath.

Top 16 of the Best Sylvia Plath Poems

Sylvia Plath is one of the most famous poets of the 20th century, and certainly one of the most tragic. Her poems are equal parts thoughtful and heartbreaking.

Tulips

‘Tulips’ by Sylvia Plath is a personal and confessional poem. It explores the poet’s innermost emotions and mental state.

Waking in Winter

‘Waking in Winter’ by Sylvia Plath tells the story of hotel residents. They’re living different lives but are unified through their hopelessness.

Winter Landscape, with Rooks

‘Winter Landscape, with Rooks’ by Sylvia Plath depicts a dark landscape. It’s used to symbolize how the speaker, and perhaps the poet, was feeling.

You’re

‘You’re’ by Sylvia Plath is an ode to an unborn child. It explores the speaker’s expectations of motherhood and what emotions she’s going to feel.

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