“Shouldn’t Life Resolve?”: On Ange Mlinko’s “Venice”

“SHOULD WE HAVE stayed at home and thought of here?” This isn’t Ange Mlinko, though it might be. This is Elizabeth Bishop. The distinctions between “home” and “here” were murky for the peripatetic bishop. Nova Scotia, Massachusetts, New York, Key West, Brazil — “home” was never a fixed place; it was a word without a … Read more