Thursday, February 12, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hHjctqSBwM

   Sylvia Plath died on 11 February 1963. I post her recording of her poem "Daddy". The caveat that I give to those not familiar with her is that her father was indeed a German immigrant, but not anything like he is depicted here. He died when she was young, and the poem contains some of that anguish.
 
   Her early death (a suicide) robbed the world of more poems and other writings. It also marked and haunted her surviving family.

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