Words in Air

20Mar10

Of course, Words in a Sack would be accurate too, but not as impressive sounding. Regardless, the complete correspondence between poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell looks interesting. There’s a good quote from Lowell in the review: “The intoxicating thing about rhyme and meter is that they have nothing at all to do with truth, just as ballet steps are of no use on a hike.”

Read the full review here.

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