Happy Birthday, Sylvia

Sylvia Plath at Smith College 1952
Sylvia Plath at Smith College 1952

Dear Sylvia,

I read your book The Bell Jar when I was an angst-ridden teen. It made me feel less alone, less shunned, less ugly. It helped me realize there were others out there like me feeling like a dead end dirt road. I wrapped your words around me like a cloud of soft familiarality and the world’s edges felt less sharp. Some may not understand this but you do and that’s all that matters.
Thank you.

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