Elizabeth Bishop Quotes

Elizabeth Bishop Quotes: I caught a tremendous fish and held him beside the boat half out of water, with my hook fast in a corner of his mouth. He didn't fight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I stared and stared and victory filled up the little rented boat from the pool of bilge where oil had spread a rainbow around the rusted engine to the bailer rusted orange, the sun-cracked thwarts the oarlocks on their strings, the gunnels-until everything was rainbow, rainbow, rainbow! And I let the fish go.
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Elizabeth Bishop Quote: Time to plant tears, says the almanac. The grandmother sings to the marvelous stove and the child draws another inscrutable house.
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