It is tougher than usual to find poems that would suit our bimonthly theme just right as we continue to feature Monsters, Beasts, and Chimeras: Spooks and Spectres.
As I look through various possibilities, I was surprised to discover that we have not shared any of Sylvia Plath’s poems for Poetry Friday. Her touch of darkness and the pungent taste of her misery (still alive despite her death) linger through her verse. For more lighthearted and fun poems, I encourage you to drop by Doraine Bennett’s blog of Dori Reads, our Poetry Friday host this week.
And so, here is Sylvia Plath’s ruminations about ghosts and priests and love’s bones.