One Art
One Art
by Elizabeth Bishop

One Art Memory and the Past Quotes Page 2

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Quote #4

– Even losing you (the joking voice, a gesture
I love) I shan’t have lied. (6.16-17)

For the first time, we see specific things mentioned that the poet remembers and cherishes, implying that she hasn’t really gotten over this loss – nor has she fully mastered the art of losing.

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