“One Art” (1976) by Elizabeth Bishop

One Art Elizabeth Bishop 1976     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.   Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door keys, the hour badly spent. The art of losing isn’t hard to master.   Then practice losing farther, losing faster: places, and names, and where it was you meant to travel. None of these will bring disaster.Read more