Elizabeth Bishop

Worcester, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Bishop
Worcester, Massachusetts
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First Death In Nova Scotia

Rating: 3.2
In the cold, cold parlor
my mother laid out Arthur
beneath the chromographs:
Edward, Prince of Wales,
with Princess Alexandra,
and King George with Queen Mary.
Below them on the table
stood a stuffed loon
shot and stuffed by Uncle
Arthur, Arthur's father.
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Ruth Rassool 01 October 2019
The computerized voice is not helpful for poetry
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Brian Hanney 21 December 2020
I entirely agree, Ruth; it's an abomination.
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