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Remembering the Strait of Belle Isle or
some northerly harbor of Labrador,
before he became a schoolteacher
a great-uncle painted a big picture.

Receding for miles on either side
into a flushed, still sky
are overhanging pale blue cliffs
hundreds of feet high,

their bases fretted by little arches,
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Edward Kofi Louis 12 February 2019

High above them! ! ! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Khairul Ahsan 12 February 2019

'It would be hard to say what brought them there, commerce or contemplation.' - These two lines will leave the readers contemplating.

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Adrian Flett 12 February 2019

Such fine descriptive lines ending in 'commerce or contemplation'.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 12 February 2019

Beautiful poem by Elizabeth Bishop.......

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