Plath’s last journal, tossed by ted

Plath’s last journal, tossed by ted

By: Oakley Ayden

Her last one — the mom one
need it want to see it read

it seep deep between its
lines gulp down what

solace i can find
in words our

sylvia left

for us

who spiral

round this lonely
rut of repetition.

Oakley Ayden (she/her) is an autistic, bisexual writer from North Carolina. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Ghost City Review, The Cabinet of Heed, Maw: Poetry Journal, Not Very Quiet,Neologism Poetry Journal, The Minison Project, Sledgehammer Literary Journal, and elsewhere. She lives in California’s San Bernardino National Forest with her two daughters.

You can find Oakley @Oakley_Ayden on Twitter and @Oakley.Ayden on Instagram.

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