Practicing Yoga with Sylvia Plath

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This is the Plath poem I relate the most to shavasana. You sink down, you bubble back up. The Duchess of Nothing in yoga pants.

For Carrie Frye, yoga practice and Sylvia Plath are inherently tied. She explains why in a lovely essay over at The Awl.


Guia Cortassa was born, lives, and works in Milan, Italy. After working as a Contemporary Art curator, she went back to writing. She is a contributing editor for Ondarock and her writing has appeared on Rivista Studio, Flair and the Quietus. She compulsively tweets @gcmorvern. More from this author →