Marianne Moore

Marianne Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet and writer noted for her irony and wit.

Read more about Marianne Moore:  Life, Poetic Career, Later Years, Selected Works

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... has characterized Ryan's poems as follows "Like Emily Dickinson and Marianne Moore before her, Ryan delights in quirks of logic and language and teases poetry out of the most ... Marianne Moore and May Swenson were this latter sort of artist so is Kay Ryan." Many reviewers have noted an affinity between Ryan's poetry and Marianne Moore's ... In addition to the oft-remarked affinity with Moore, affinities with poets May Swenson, Stevie Smith, Emily Dickinson, Wendy Cope, and Amy Clampitt ...
Marianne Moore - Selected Works
... Moore disapproved of the timing, editing, selections, and format of this collection ... See The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore, ed ... In a letter to Bryher, Moore notes " ...

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    Does it follow that because there are poisonous toadstools
    which resemble mushrooms, both are dangerous?
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    the raw material of poetry in
    all its rawness and
    that which is on the other hand
    genuine, you are interested in poetry.
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    We do not like some things, and the hero
    doesn’t; deviating head-stones
    and uncertainty;
    going where one does not wish
    to go;suffering and not
    saying so;
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    If ‘compression is the first grace of style,’
    you have it.
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    nor till the poets among us can be
    literalists of
    the imagination—above
    insolence and triviality and can present

    for inspection, ‘imaginary gardens with real toads in them’,
    shall we have
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)