The Complete Poems, 1927 - 1979
The poet who reminds us all to "Lose something every day." Because the less time you spend agonizing about the little stuff, the more you have for the big, huge, difficult—and amazing—stuff.
Once out of print, Bishop's love poems ("Insomnia," "The Shampoo") were
originally intended for women, but they now seem universal, and her
famed villanelle "One Art" is among the greatest poems on loss ever
— Carmela Ciuraru