Marianne Moore

(November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972 / Kirkwood, Missouri)

Marianne Moore Poems

1. Poetry 1/3/2003
2. A Grave 1/3/2003
3. Silence 1/3/2003
4. Marriage 1/3/2003
5. Rosemary 1/3/2003
6. The Past is the Present 1/3/2003
7. Baseball and Writing 1/20/2003
8. Nevertheless 1/3/2003
9. No Swan So Fine 1/3/2003
10. The Pangolin 1/3/2003
11. He Made This Screen 1/3/2003
12. To a Steam Roller 1/3/2003
13. Peter 1/3/2003
14. The Steeple-Jack 1/3/2003
15. The Paper Nautilus 1/3/2003
16. Spenser's Island 1/3/2003
17. He "Digesteth Harde Yron" 1/20/2003
18. The Fish 4/15/2010
19. An Octopus 4/15/2010
20. Roses Only 4/15/2010

No Swan So Fine

"No water so still as the
dead fountains of Versailles." No swan,
with swart blind look askance
and gondoliering legs, so fine
as the chinz china one with fawn-
brown eyes and toothed gold
collar on to show whose bird it was.

Lodged in the Louis Fifteenth

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