50 books you need to add to your bucket list
"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy.'"
130. SYLVIA PLATH: The fig tree. For everyone that knows me this is the tattoo that I want the most. This passage in the book meant so much to me. The fig tree with one red heart
No words needed.
The floor seemed comfortably solid. It was comforting to know that i had fallen and could fall no farther. ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
Love this book!! defines part of my existence. We all at one point believe ourselves to be losing our mind. In this book we can see a transformation and the feelings that take over without understanding or constraint.
Read in 2015
“My heartbeat boomed like a dull motor in my ears.” “I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart.” “I am, I am, I am.” — Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
"we live in the jar, and think the lids the sky."
Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar quote fig tree
“I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am.” — Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
women i admire.
Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar