"The art of losing isn't hard to master..."  One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

This poem sticks with me, for some reason it stands out. Incredible way to put the true impact of loss into words.

The Complete Poems: 1927-1979 was published in 1983, four years after Elizabeth Bishop's death.

Once out of print, Bishop's love poems ("Insomnia," "The Shampoo") were originally intended for women, but they now seem universal, and her famed villanelle "One Art" is among the greatest poems on loss ever written.

ELIZABETH BISHOP’S ART OF LOSING She was vigilant about giving nothing away in her poetry, but a new biography examines her harrowing personal life. | The New Yorker, 06 March 2017

Elizabeth Bishop’s Art of Losing

Claudia Roth Pierpont, "Elizabeth Bishop's Art of Losing," The New Yorker (March 2017 issue). She was vigilant about giving nothing away in her poetry, but a new biography examines her harrowing personal life.

I Am in Need of Music - Elizabeth Bishop

I Am in Need of Music - Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop at Vassar Born February 1911 Worcester, Massachusetts, US Died October 1979 (aged Boston, Massachusetts, US Occupation Poet Nationality

Lesbian American Pulitzer winning poet Elizabeth Bishop ~ Close, close all night

I am entirely in love with my husband. Our bed is seperate from the world, we sink into the down and fall further in synch night after blessed night we sleep together

Elizabeth Bishop's second draft of One Art by lorac's, via Flickr

“One Art,” second draft, October, The last love affair of Elizabeth Bishop, and the losses behind “One Art.

American poet, Elizabeth Bishop b. 1911 in Worcester, Mass, was Poet Laureate of United States

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