Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was born in 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts and died in 1963. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963); Ariel was published posthumously in 1965. Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.



I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am

The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath