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Geography III: Poems (FSG Classics) (Paperback)

by Elizabeth Bishop

Anniversaries, Anesthesia, and Elizabeth Bishop 10

The fixating on being “now exactly at the age” or moment when the anniversary of a terrible thing that happened or didn’t happen that Elizabeth Bishop describes, I know this. The same week I received my copies of the new Bishop volumes edited by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, I took my three-year-old son to the emergency room.