Quotation by Sylvia Plath

The moon is door. It is a face in its own right,
White as a knuckle and terribly upset.
It drags the sea after it like a dark crime; it is quiet
With the O-gape of complete despair.
Sylvia Plath (1932–1963), U.S. poet. The Moon and the Yew Tree (l. 8–11). . .

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