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A book of poetry by Sylvia Plath, and an African daisy marking the place.

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist and short story writer. Born in Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College, Cambridge before receiving acclaim as a professional poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956 and they lived together first in the United States and then England, having two children together: Frieda and Nicholas. Following a long struggle with depression and a marital separation, Plath committed suicide in 1963.4 Controversy continues to surround the events of her life and death, as well as her writing and legacy.
Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for her two collections The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel. In 1982, she became the first poet to win a Pulitzer Prize posthumously for The Collected Poems. She also wrote The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death.

African daisy photographed in California…near the library…the book as well. Textures & watercolor added in Elements.

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  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckerover 3 years ago

    Beautiful Gena :o)

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyover 3 years ago

    Beautifully captured and presented

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous piece of art Gena!

  • Angela  Burman
    Angela Burmanover 3 years ago

    Wow Gena, I love this image. So beautifully placed. Great work

  • luckylarue
    luckylarueover 3 years ago

    Oh Gena, love this one too, and I love this title , my sisters name is Sylvia… what a beautiful name. Well Done!

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 3 years ago

    Clever, Gena!

  • Cherubtree
    Cherubtreeover 3 years ago

    Beautiful…saw the movie they made about her with Gwyneth Paltrow…wonderful movie of her life~ xoxo

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 3 years ago

    WOW~ absolutely gorgeous!!!

  • Tibby Steedly
    Tibby Steedlyover 3 years ago

    Beautiful in every way and a lovely tribute.

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 3 years ago

    Lovely work, Gena!

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