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Questions of Travel

Questions of Travel

  

by Elizabeth Bishop

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Bishop published only 101 poems in her whole lifetime of writing poetry. And yet somehow, she still managed to become hugely famous. How's that for packing a punch? (Source.)

Bishop loved cars and bought two while she lived in Brazil, but she never actually learned to drive. Maybe she was too busy looking at waterfalls out the window. (Source.)

Bishop didn't just write; she painted! No wonder she has such a knack for detailed description. (Source.)

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