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Planets Dressed as Girls, Running Home

As practical, contemporary Americans, we have gotten used to science in our lives, with all its quite remarkable ambitions. Just think about it. Everywhere in the media, we have men and women attempting to predict the future climate of the whole planet. 4,259 more words

Reading Poems And Books Of Poetry

Sonnet (1928) by Elizabeth Bishop

Sonnet (1928)
by Elizabeth Bishop
I am in need of music that would flow
over my fretful, feeling finger tips,
over my bitter tainted, trembling lips, 136 more words

Dear Hong Kong

As Peyton and Shea continue on abroad, I am settling back into life in the States, beginning the next stage of life. After many weeks of trying to pack up my things and transport them across an ocean, I’m gone, enjoying the wide open spaces of the West and attempting to readjust to a world without K51 buses and dim sum. 1,143 more words

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Art of influence: Nuala O'Connor on all that dwells in possibility

Above my writing desk there is a Tom Gauld cartoon with the caption ‘Crime-fighting with Spiderman and Ginsberg’. Spiderman is running ahead of Allen Ginsberg and calling back to him, ‘I’ll catch the crooks in my web, then you blow their minds with a poem.’ 762 more words


In the parentheses

By Daniel Bosch //

In the parentheses

of Elizabeth Bishop’s Geography III

I’d time enough

To play with names

So big they were more

Like lion-prints. 139 more words


Elizabeth Bishop, Geography III

Geography III by Elizabeth Bishop

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Like so many poets, Bishop is someone I know only through anthology pieces, so I thought a whole collection would be in order. 932 more words

Book Reviews

Sonnet by Elizabeth Bishop

I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling finger-tips,
Over my bitter-tainted, trembling lips,
With melody, deep, clear, and liquid-slow. 80 more words