Elizabeth Bishop

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

Exchanging Hats - Poem by Elizabeth Bishop

Unfunny uncles who insist
in trying on a lady's hat,
--oh, even if the joke falls flat,
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Comments about Exchanging Hats by Elizabeth Bishop

  • Michael Morgan (8/3/2016 4:32:00 PM)


    runs on the gentle, non-vindictive criticism that typifies Bishop's poetry. Assembles images to illustrate her abstractions in a painterly way. MM (Report) Reply

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (8/3/2016 11:16:00 AM)


    A beautifully crafted lovely poem inked in lighter vein and full of amusement. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (8/3/2016 11:06:00 AM)


    The golden anchors! ! Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Stephen W (8/3/2016 4:49:00 AM)


    An odd, but interesting poem. (Report) Reply








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