Elizabeth Bishop

Worcester, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Bishop
Worcester, Massachusetts
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Little Exercise

Rating: 3.3
For Thomas Edwards Wanning


Think of the storm roaming the sky uneasily
like a dog looking for a place to sleep in,
listen to it growling.

Think how they must look now, the mangrove keys
lying out there unresponsive to the lightning
in dark, coarse-fibred families,
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Anil Kumar Panda 13 September 2018
A wonderful poem indeed. Clever use of words giving a sweet flow to the poem. Enjoyed.
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Adrian Flett 13 September 2018
Wonderful imagery, 'badly lit battle-scenes' and 'like a dog looking for a place to sleep in'
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Mahtab Bangalee 13 September 2018
think of him as uninjured in- the storm in dark coarse- fibred families the surrounding water all stuck as fistfuls of limp fish-skeletons but injured all in man made (battle) field!
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Kumarmani Mahakul 13 September 2018
A beautiful poem on storm and nature has been nicely and astutely executed.
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Edward Kofi Louis 04 May 2016
Now the storm goes away again in a series! Nice work.
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