Draft of “Last Letter,” Ted Hughes
Sunday night: January 12: Fumings of humiliation, burned and reburned, heartburn, as if I could relive a scene again & over, respeak it, forge it to my own model, and hurl it out, grit into pearl. Grit into art.
Unabridged Journals, Sylvia Plath
from Ariel: The Restored Edition: A Facsimile of Plath’s Manuscript
Detail: ‘Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes’s bedroom wallpaper from their 3 Chalcot Square apartment in London.’
All night your moth-breath
Flickers among the flat pink roses.
- “Morning Song,” Ariel
$50K, and it’s yours! First edition of Sylvia Plath’s book.
First edition of the Bell Jar.
First-edition proofs of The Bell Jar. I don’t even want to think about how much money that would sell for.
Sylvia Plath’s bookplate in Joseph Conrad novel, from which Ted Hughes read to her in 1962