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Elizabeth Bishop actually was quite the traveler, and had called many places home by the time this poem was written, including Massachusetts, Canada, and Brazil. (Source)

Bishop almost didn’t follow her calling as a poet. The famous older poet Marianne Moore convinced her not to go to Cornell Medical School, where she had enrolled following her graduation from Vassar. (Source)

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