Poetry in America

One Art, by Elizabeth Bishop

Passport 04/11/2020 | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

“The art of losing isn’t hard to master,” Bishop wrote in the poem, "One Art", universally considered one of her greatest. Journalist Katie Couric, media executives Sheryl Sandberg and Yang Lan, singer/songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, poet Gregory Orr, and others discuss Bishop’s masterpiece on losses, great and small.

Aired: 04/11/20

Expires: 04/11/23

Rating: TV-PG

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