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.