For a time, I believed not in God nor Santa Claus, but in mermaids. They seemed as logical and possible to me as the brittle twig of a seahorse in the zoo aquarium or the skates lugged up on the lines of cursing Sunday fishermen - skates the shape of old pillowslips with the full, coy lips of women.

Sylvia Plath

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Author Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Born: October 27, 1932
Died: February 11, 1963

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