Quotation by Sylvia Plath

They are the villagers—
The rector, the midwife, the sexton, the agent for bees.
In my sleeveless summery dress I have no protection,
And they are all gloved and covered, why did nobody tell me?
Sylvia Plath (1932–1963), U.S. poet. The Bee Meeting (l. 1–4). . .

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