Fever overtakes me, almost 103. A last bit of winter clings to the parkway, absurd, icy. I will read a poetry magazine in hothouse delirium.
This entry is a nod to Poetry Magazine. "Plath appeared several times in Poetry, the last time in August 1963 with "Fever 103°," "Purdah," and "Eavesdropper." The first of these, especially, shows her at the height of her powers, using a feverish delirium as a metaphor for love gone awry." [ link ]
Mar 4th 2011
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