Elizabeth Bishop Quote

The short, half-tone scale of winter weathers
is a spread pigeon's wing.
Winter lives under a pigeon's wing, a dead wing with damp feathers.


North and South (1955)

Picture Quote 1

The short, half-tone scale of winter weathers is a spread pigeon's wing. Winter lives under a pigeon's wing, a dead wing with damp feathers.

Picture Quote 2

The short, half-tone scale of winter weathers is a spread pigeon's wing. Winter lives under a pigeon's wing, a dead wing with damp feathers.

Picture Quote 3

The short, half-tone scale of winter weathers is a spread pigeon's wing. Winter lives under a pigeon's wing, a dead wing with damp feathers.

Picture Quote 4

The short, half-tone scale of winter weathers is a spread pigeon's wing. Winter lives under a pigeon's wing, a dead wing with damp feathers.