Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

August 6, 2022
by jenniferpuryear

The Art of Losing Isn’t Hard to Master

This Sunday finds me in Atlanta helping a daughter move into a new apartment. Unpacking yesterday, she couldn’t find an Important pair of black jeans. Her favorite pair. It’s kind of a disaster! (They’ll turn up, of course; surely they will.) Her loss – and some of my own – brought to mind this half-remembered poem by Elizabeth Bishop… One Art by Elizabeth Bishop The …

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