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One Art

BY 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.

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Poems

The Art of Losing

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, 543 more words

Reading

The Art of Boozing

Arriving back in Adelaide Saturday before last, having flown for nearly 24 hours, what I should have done is have a quiet week: give myself time to get over the jet lag and the exertions of a month of socialising with friends and family in Ireland and England. 408 more words

Poetry

A Poet's Personal Mythology: Bishop, Minus Elizabeth

One of Elizabeth Bishop’s most well-known and adamant poetic techniques is her ability to place deliberate distance between real events of the poet’s life and the life of the speaker on the page. 4,533 more words

Writing

91.365

–A pretty utopian escape plan, hiding out in stories, right? Just last night I had Dobermans slobbering on the the ground looking for me, and this morning we’re sitting here in a public park while I tell you about what it was like growing up in the California wasteland. 80 more words

Fiction

Three things about Elizabeth Bishop, and a poem.

The first thing comes from an interview Bishop gave to the Paris Review in 1978, just a year before her death, and is about her time as a student at Vassar in the 30s and her early thoughts on becoming a poet: … 1,295 more words

Poetry

The Sandpiper

Gerardus van Veen (circa 1620 – 1683)
Standing Ruff, pen and brown ink, watercolor, and bodycolor


The Sandpiper

The roaring alongside he takes for granted, 157 more words

Art