I hope that someday, somebody wants to hold you for twenty minutes straight, and that’s all they do. They don’t pull away. They don’t look at your face. They don’t try to kiss you. All they do is wrap you up in their arms, without an ounce of selfishness in it.
You don’t need another human being to make your life complete, but let’s be honest. Having your wounds kissed by someone who doesn’t see them as disasters in your soul but cracks to put their love into is the most calming thing in this world.
Happy Birthday Sylvia Plath! Read 21 of the Author’s Most Profound, Sincere & Intense Quotes
Born today in 1932, Sylvia Plath was one of the most renowned and influential poets, novelists, and short story writers of the 20th century. Born in Boston, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. Credited for advancing the genre of confessional poetry, Plath’s hard-hitting prose is known for its honesty, rawness and sincerity. We encourage everyone to take a peek inside one of the most intense minds of literature.