01 May 2010

Plath on Twitter

Did Sylvia Plath predict the future in her 1961 poem "Insomniac"?

From the last stanza,

"The city is a map of cheerful twitters now,
And everywhere people, eyes mica-silver and blank,
Are riding to work in rows, as if recently brainwashed."

Sounds like my commute!


JACK said...

YES YES She did!!!!!

the feeling lioness said...

yeah...you can't underestimate these things....sounds crazy...but i think she did..she was quite a prophet....a beautiful unconcerned one...

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