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Quotation by Elizabeth Bishop
Remembering the Strait of Belle Isle or
some northerly harbor of Labrador,
before he became a schoolteacher
a great-uncle painted a big picture.
Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979), U.S. poet. Large Bad Picture (l. 1–4). . .
The Complete Poems, 1927-1979 [Elizabeth Bishop]. (1983) Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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