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The Lost Worcester Poems of Elizabeth Bishop

          Elizabeth Bishop was born and lived in Worcester, Massachusetts, and is buried there, but “had no fond feelings” for the city.

                                                 The Boston Globe


Diner Sonnet… 257 more words

Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature

April is National Poetry Month and I have neglected to say anything about it thus far. Well, I am about to fix that.

The Library of Congress today launched the… 125 more words


Poetry Tuesdays — One Art

I’m reposting an oldie but goodie, because I’m still trying to cope with my recent loss and trying my hardest to not make it a disaster. 167 more words


"One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop's "One Art" is one of my favorite poems. Bishop was a meticulous writer who uses the archaic form of the villanelle to express a moving sense of loss in a poem that is subtle and touching. 231 more words
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Quote of the Day

Nature repeats herself, or almost does:
repeat, repeat, repeat: revise, revise, revise.

Elizabeth Bishop

Quote Of The Day

On Elizabeth Bishop by Colm Tóibín

The key to understanding Elizabeth Bishop, suggests Colm Tóibín, is to understand her uniquely complicated relationship with words.

Like most talented poets, Bishop was highly aware of the rich complexity of even the simplest words.   1,700 more words


A Movie about Mental Illness and Loss

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. 385 more words

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