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by Sylvia Plath

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Plath may have been a poet, but she sure wasn't down to hang with a crowd. In her words, "I much prefer doctors, midwives, lawyers, anything but writers. I think writers and artists are the most narcissistic people." (Source.)

Plath followed in the footsteps of folks like Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, ditching her American homeland to spend her days in jolly (read: foggy) old England. (Source.)

Plath's husband, fellow poet Ted Hughes, left her for another woman. We're thinking that probably didn't help with her whole depression problem. (Source.)

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