Treasure Island

Sylvia Plath

(October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963 / Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts)

Poems of Sylvia Plath

If you see a poem only with title, it is listed that way because of copyright reasons.
1. A Birthday Present 1/1/2004
2. A Lesson In Vengeance 1/13/2003
3. A Life 1/13/2003
4. A Sorcerer Bids Farewell To Seem -new- 9/17/2014
5. A Winter Ship -new- 9/17/2014
6. Aftermath 1/3/2003
7. Alicante Lullaby -new- 9/17/2014
8. All The Dead Dears -new- 9/17/2014
9. Among the Narcissi 1/3/2003
10. An Appearance 1/3/2003
11. Apprehensions 1/3/2003
12. April 18 1/3/2003
13. April Aubade -new- 9/17/2014
14. Aquatic Nocturne -new- 9/17/2014
15. Ariel 1/3/2003
16. Balloons 1/3/2003
17. Berck-Plage 1/3/2003
18. Black Pine Tree In An Orange Light -new- 9/17/2014
19. Black Rook in Rainy Weather 1/3/2003
20. Blackberrying 1/3/2003

Balloons

Since Christmas they have lived with us,
Guileless and clear,
Oval soul-animals,
Taking up half the space,
Moving and rubbing on the silk

Invisible air drifts,
Giving a shriek and pop
When attacked, then scooting to rest, barely trembling.

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