The nose, the eye pits, the full set of teeth?
The sour breath
Will vanish in a day.

from Sylvia Plath – Lady Lazarus on Rap Genius

Meaning

An allusion to the stereotyping of the Jews by the Nazi war machine and it’s attempt at a ‘final solution’.

Potentially also a remark on how her existence is bound to end. Here, she describes herself almost as if she doesn’t exist, reducing her identity to a nose, eye sockets, a skeletal set of teeth, and a fetid whiff of air. She likely despised herself, and this description shows it, as well as her tenuous hold of life. It could also serve as a harbinger of her suicide.

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