the petals

while I am sun gazing and breathing in the air that seems to be made of daisy petals today, my head is filled with the mad girl's love song. it is a poem by sylvia plath really and probably the prettiest poem I know. I have my guitar back and am planning to add the magic of melody to it.


I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead;
I lift my lids and all is born again.
(I think I made you up inside my head.)

The stars go waltzing out in blue and red,
And arbitrary blackness gallops in:
I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead.

I dreamed that you bewitched me into bed
And sung me moon-struck, kissed me quite insane.
(I think I made you up inside my head.)

God topples from the sky, hell's fires fade:
Exit seraphim and Satan's men:
I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead.

I fancied you'd return the way you said,
But I grow old and I forget your name.
(I think I made you up inside my head.)

I should have loved a thunderbird instead;
At least when spring comes they roar back again.
I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead.
(I think I made you up inside my head.)


Natalie Suarez said...

super duper darn cute! xx


Hannah said...

such cute photos



s smallcomb said...

beautiful! Love the photos!


Sofie P. said...

I just found your blog. It's so rad! Love Sylvia Plath <3


xx, S.

indie by heart said...

Really adorable photos.. And that poem, gorgeous.


- Indie by Heart

Tegan said...

so so so beautiful xo

demetriaprovatas said...

the sylvia plath bit and fox on a couch are making my heart melt. i can't wait for spring!

Siska said...

wie süß das fuchsbaby ist!

emma said...

such beautiful words and photos as always xx

Jaeger said...

Love those tights



Palette said...

one of the most beautiful songs ever heard. looking forward to listeling you singing it with your melody.
i love your blog, greetings from greece. :)

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Berta said...

You are always inpirational

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