Elizabeth Bishop, American Poet ( February 8, 1911 - October 6, 1979 )

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What childishness is it that while there's breath of life in our bodies, we are determined to rush to see the sun the other way around?~Elizabeth Bishop

Life Sun Way

The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing.~Elizabeth Bishop

Dreams Let Us Dangerous

The art of losing isn't hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.~Elizabeth Bishop

Art Loss Losing

All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper - just running down the edges of different countries and continents, 'looking for something'.~Elizabeth Bishop

Life My Life Looking

The whole shadow of Man is only as big as his hat.~Elizabeth Bishop

Man Shadow Hat

The pigs stuck out their little feet and snored.~Elizabeth Bishop

Feet Pigs Stuck