by Sylvia Plath
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Women and Femininity Quotes
Soft fists insist on Heaving the needles, (10-11)
Overnight, very Whitely, discreetly, Very quietly (1-3)
Soft fists insist on Heaving the needles, The leafy bedding, (10-12)
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Our toes, our noses Take hold on the loam, Acquire the air. (4-6)