Elizabeth Bishop

(8 February 1911 – 6 October 1979 / Worcester, Massachusetts)

Elizabeth Bishop Poems

61. Chemin De Fer 1/13/2003
62. Casabianca 1/3/2003
63. Cape Breton 1/13/2003
64. At the Fishhouses 1/3/2003
65. Arrival At Santos 1/13/2003
66. Argument 1/3/2003
67. Anaphora 1/3/2003
68. A Summer’s Dream 4/7/2010
69. A Prodigal 1/3/2003
70. A Miracle for Breakfast 1/3/2003

Argument

Days that cannot bring you near
or will not,
Distance trying to appear
something more obstinate,
argue argue argue with me
endlessly
neither proving you less wanted nor less dear.

Distance: Remember all that land

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