Marble-heavy, a bag full of God,

from Sylvia Plath – Daddy on Rap Genius


Her father was like God to her, so the marble casket contained God/her father. Plath also struggled with religion during her life, so some believe this may also be a nod to those struggles.

This line has always put this image in my head:

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