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The Art of Not Thinking

The sages tell us that the knack of not thinking is the pathway to serenity, that we should focus on the here and now because the past and future are abstractions existing only in the present. 635 more words


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, 137 more words


North Haven - Elizabeth Bishop

In Memoriam: Robert Lowell
I can make out the rigging of a schooner

a mile off; I can count

the new cones on the spruce. It is so still… 218 more words


La obra completa de Elizabeth Bishop por fin en castellano

De la mano de la Editorial Vaso Roto llega a las librerías “Obra Completa”, la más ambiciosa antología que se ha publicado en castellano de la poetisa Elizabeth Bishop. 567 more words


Manners - Elizabeth Bishop 

My grandfather said to me

as we sat on the wagon seat,

“Be sure to remember to always

speak to everyone you meet.”
We met a stranger on foot. 190 more words


Love Lies Sleeping -  Elizabeth Bishop

Earliest morning, switching all the tracks

that cross the sky from cinder star to star,

coupling the ends of streets

to trains of light.
now draw us into daylight in our beds; 333 more words


Little Exercise - Elizabeth Bishop

Think of the storm roaming the sky uneasily

like a dog looking for a place to sleep in,

listen to it growling.
Think how they must look now, the mangrove keys… 133 more words