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A healthy update...

Early last year, we posted a story about Poems in the Waiting Room, a wonderful UK-based project that prints and distributes poems to waiting rooms in hospitals and doctors’ offices. 204 more words

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Bishop nimbly balances two worlds!!

Cows or cheers, Elizabeth Bishop is your woman.

The Coupeville High School senior has worked the sidelines at football and basketball games for years, having started in junior cheer during her elementary school days. 258 more words

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one art :: elizabeth bishop

The art of losing isn’t hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
to be lost that their loss is no disaster. 135 more words

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One Art

The art of losing isn’t hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
to be lost that their loss is no disaster, 140 more words

Poets

you occupied the house that darkly awaited you

I’ll admit that I’m far from an expert on poetry. I never understood it or related to it as easily as I did fiction. My favorite poet when I was a child was Wordsworth, and my favorite poem growing up was Yeats’ The Second Coming. 236 more words

The Lowest Key

“…the poet’s habit of living should be set on a key so low that the common influences should delight him.”

—Ralph Waldo Emerson, “The Poet” 389 more words

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I watched a great movie yesterday called ´Reaching for The Moon´ through which I descovered a great poet Elizabeth Bishop and an absolutely majestical poem by her… 175 more words

Poetry