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    Of course Lana Del Rey is writing poetry about Sylvia Plath.

    Emily Temple

    June 3, 2019, 12:42pm

    Lana Del Rey is on the cover of this month’s Vogue Italia, which also features two of the poems from her forthcoming self-published collection, Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass. The first, “Bare feet on linoleum,” begins like this:

    Stay on your path Sylvia Plath
    don’t fall away like all the others

    Don’t take all your secrets alone to your watery grave about
    lovers and mother

    I always knew Lana Del Rey would be a Plath stan—even if the watery grave concept is much more Woolf. The feature also includes a watercolor that Del Rey painted. See it, and read the rest of the poems here.

    [h/t NYLON]

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