„…I hate myself for not being able to go downstairs naturally and seek comfort in numbers. I hate myself for having to sit here and be torn between I know not what within me.“

Source: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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American poet, novelist and short story writer 1932 - 1963

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