A Bath is the Best Cure

There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.

— Sylvia Plath


  1. golfwidow

    December 13, 2005 at 9:30 am

    Ginger Andrews, in her poem “The Cure,” says the cure for the “mulleygrubs” is to “get up and bake a cake. If that doesn’t do it, put on a red dress.”

    It’s kind of sad, because maybe if Plath had put a cake into the oven, she’d not have felt the need to put her head into it.

  2. Robin

    December 13, 2005 at 9:52 am

    Touché 😉

  3. duane

    December 13, 2005 at 1:55 pm

    Whatever the bath didn’t cure, that oven sure did! Poor Sylvia!

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