Sylvia And Assia

Sylvia And Assia

A Poem by Ethan
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A poem concerning the deaths of Sylvia Plath and Assia Wevill.

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"With a Meinkampf look and a love of the screw,"
That man set his red, wicked eye upon you.
Two girls, one German, and one firmly not,
In the same trap were both easily caught.
One looked for strong men to fill her young bed.
One sought a chest on which to lay her head.

Yet she locked the door with the gas turned on
And the other died with child, left by devil-spawn.
Both alone, both confused,
Both beautiful, both used,
And both dead,
Murdered by the b*****d they called Ted.


© 2017 Ethan



Author's Note

Ethan
After Ted Hughes left Sylvia Plath for Assia Wevill, causing Plath to commit suicide, Wevill was torn with guilt and grief, killing herself and her child.

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Zoe
I didnt know about this. Thanks for the knowledge...This is...just...tragic. Yeah, sure this was a nice theme to write on. The flow was really good with an excellent rhyme scheme. Short but clearly gives us an impression of your scornful feelings for this terrible incident. Powerful write. Well done!

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ethan

4 Months Ago

Thank you :)))
Zoe

4 Months Ago

No worries



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Eerie and beautiful. If you were trying to convey a sense of sadness, then you definitely succeeded.

Posted 4 Months Ago


Very sad, but respectfully written about.

Posted 4 Months Ago


I had to look this up! Thanks for sharing. This is a very creative way to express such a tragic story.
Tabby

Posted 4 Months Ago


Wow very strong. Well written poem.

Posted 4 Months Ago


Yay, murder and evil. Great job XD

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ethan

4 Months Ago

Haha wow you're awfully happy. Thank you :)
I too didn't know about this.
I have read some of Plath's poems but never knew sth like this.
I am grateful to you for writing and sharing this Ethan:)

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ethan

4 Months Ago

She's amazing. Probably my favorite poet :)
Neetha

4 Months Ago

Glad to know:)
I don't know who these people are, but this poem is really good. It shows tragedy, a bit of love, and it's emotional as well. but the thing I loved the most about this piece is that the rhyming is just perfect! You know how to rhyme things, you are really good at it. Keep rhyming and writing!!

Posted 4 Months Ago


Ethan

4 Months Ago

Look her up, she's amazing :) Thank you
Anjali

4 Months Ago

Yeah I will for sure! By the way, you are welcome!
Your words brought life to this story, well done Ethan, I actually felt what was happening as if I was seeing what was happening with my own eyes.

Well done and thanks for sharing.

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ethan

4 Months Ago

Thank you Joey :))))))
Joey Nizz

4 Months Ago

Your welcome :)
I never knew about that. Definitely a sad story.
Your poem was well written, and flowed nicely! Good job:)

Posted 4 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ethan

4 Months Ago

Thank you Sam
This is such a sad poem. You described it all so well. What can I say? You are a great poem. Keep writing!

Love,
Vasilees.

Posted 4 Months Ago



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