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Olive Higgins Prouty

  • Sometime write me a little poem that isn't intense. A lamp turned too high might shatter its chimney. Please just glow sometimes.

    • Olive Higgins Prouty,
    • letter to Sylvia Plath (1957), in Aurelia Schober Plath, ed., Letters Home ()

Olive Higgins Prouty, U.S. writer

(1882 - 1974)

Full name: Olive Chapin Higgings Prouty.