Clasics in Ñspel: THE MOON AND THE YEW TREE, by Sylvia Plath

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Silvia Plaʈ

Ɖ MŪN AND Ɖ ȲTRĪ

Ɖs z ɖ lît v ɖ mînd, cold n planitri
Ɖ triz v ɖ mînd r blac. Ɖ lît z blu.
Ɖ grasz unlod ɖer grīfs on mî fīt

az f I wr God

Pric̣lñ mî anclz n mrṃrñ v ɖer hymiḷti
Fymi, spiriṭs mists inhabit ɖs ples.
Seṗretd fṛm mî hǎs bî a ro v hedstonz.
I simpli canot si ẃr ɖr z t gt t.

Ɖ mūn z no dor. It z a fes in its ǒn rît,
Ẃît az a nucl n teṛbli upset.
It dragz ɖ sì aftr it lîc a darc crîm;

it z qayt

Wɖ ɖ O-gep v cmplit dsper. I liv hir.
Twîs on Súnde, ɖ belz startl ɖ scî —
Et gret tuñz afrmñ ɖ Reẓrex́n
At ɖ end, ɖe sobrli boñ ǎt ɖer nemz.

Ɖ ȳtrī pônts p, it hz a Goʈic śep.
Ɖ îz lift aftr it n fînd ɖ mūn.
Ɖ mūn z mî muɖr. Ś z nt swīt lîc Mẹri.
Hr blu garmnts unlūs smōl bats n ǎlz.
Hǎ I wd lîc t b’liv in tndrnis –
Ɖ fes v ɖ ef̣ji, jntld bî candlz,
Bndñ, on m in ptiklr, its mîld îz.
I hv fōḷn a loñ we. Clǎdz r flǎrñ
Blu n misticl ovr ɖ fes v ɖ starz
Insd ɖ ćrć, ɖ sents wl ol b blu,
Flotñ on ɖer delic̣t fīt ovr ɖ cold pyz,
Ɖer handz n fesz stif wɖ holinis.
Ɖ mūn siz nʈñ v ɖs. Ś z bòld n wîld.
N ɖ mesij v ɖ ȳtrī z blacnis –

blacnis n sîḷns.

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

ÑSPEL

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