`` One Art `` By Elizabeth Bishop

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“One Art” written by Elizabeth Bishop is a poem that can be read to describe how a person sometimes may lose things but in the end, those things were meant to be lost. The practice of losing things may be as simple as losing ordinary house keys. Yet losing things can progress to where a person may start to lose more significant things such as mentioned in the poem, like names and places to even a mother’s watch. Even though a person may end up mastering the art of losing, there are things that may not seem like a disaster but are. A person cannot fix what has been done, all they can do is cope with the loss. Throughout the 18 years, I have lived on this earth I can say that I have experienced what it means to lose something very valuable …show more content…

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