Passions of Elizabeth Bishop 

A big fan of Elizabeth Bishop’s work. Her poem “The Fish” is probably one of the best contemporary poems beginning:

I caught a tremendous fish

I won’t ruin the poem for you (was rainbow, rainbow, rainbow!). Find it here: https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/fish-2

There’s a new biography out on Bishop, who did not have the easiest of lives. Megan Marshall new biography of the poet makes use of previously unavailable letters. Click the link below for more on Elizabeth Bishop: Miracle for Breakfast. 

Source: The passions of Elizabeth Bishop – The Washington Post