Quotation by Sylvia Plath

Blackberries
Big as the ball of my thumb, and dumb as eyes
Ebon in the hedges, fat
With blue-red juices. These they squander on my fingers.
I had not asked for such a blood sisterhood; they must love me.
Sylvia Plath (1932–1963), U.S. poet. Blackberrying (l. 4–8). . .

The Collected Poems [Sylvia Plath]. Ted Hughes, ed. (1981) HarperCollins.
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