Thursday 14 August 2008

And Elizabeth Bishop

I've finally got round to reading Elizabeth Bishop, having been increasingly impressed by the odd poems of hers that have come my way. Last night I read this, which seems to me a wonderful thing. There's an illuminating essay about it here.


  1. You lucky swine, having her fresh. i read her at university and even deluged as i was with Wallace Stevens, Hart Crane, Emily D, Whitman, found her impressive.