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Marianne Moore

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

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Kay Ryan - Poetry
... 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 unlikely places ... 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 have been noted by some critics ...
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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    I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it.
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    Camels are snobbish
    and sheep, unintelligent; water buffaloes, neurasthenic—
    even murderous.
    Reindeer seem over-serious.
    —Marianne Moore (1887–1972)