Books The Colossus & Other Poems by Sylvia Plath Paperback, 83 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $14 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe ColossusSubtitle& Other PoemsAuthorSylvia Plath Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Works by the American poet reflect her thoughts on the ephemeral aspects of life Genres: Poetry Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Colossus You Must Read This On The 50th Anniversary Of Sylvia Plath's Death, A Look At Her Beginning February 11, 2013 Poet and critic Craig Morgan Teicher says The Colossus, Plath's first book of poetry (and the only one published in her lifetime), shows us glimpses of the poet she would later become. Do you have a favorite Plath poem? Tell us in the comments.