my princess of honesty

Posted by okt 25 2009

My all time favorite poet, the beautiful soul, Sylvia Plath would be 72 years old nowdays. I wish I could tell her what she means to me. Instead, as a birthday present for her, I share my most beloved quote by her, so trough this blog she can talk to you all. The reason why I adore these sentences is that reading it out loud feels like my own heart is talking on it’s own special language…

plath-notecard-frontHappy birthday, Sylvia, princess of honesty.

“I love people. Everybody. I love them, I think, as a stamp collector loves his collection. Every story, every incident, every bit of conversation is raw material for me. My love’s not impersonal yet not wholly subjective either. I would like to be everyone, a cripple, a dying man, a whore, and then come back to write about my thoughts, my emotions, as that person. But I am not omniscient. I have to live my life, and it is the only one I’ll ever have. And you cannot regard your own life with objective curiosity all the time…”

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