Elizabeth Bishop Quote

Her face is closed as a nut,
closed as a careful snail
or a thousand-year-old seed.


The Complete Poems (1969)

Picture Quote 1

Her face is closed as a nut, closed as a careful snail or a thousand-year-old seed.

Picture Quote 2

Her face is closed as a nut, closed as a careful snail or a thousand-year-old seed.

Picture Quote 3

Her face is closed as a nut, closed as a careful snail or a thousand-year-old seed.

Picture Quote 4

Her face is closed as a nut, closed as a careful snail or a thousand-year-old seed.