Marianne Moore

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

Marianne Moore Poems

1. To an Intra-mural Rat 4/15/2010
2. To a Steam Roller 1/3/2003
3. The Steeple-Jack 1/3/2003
4. The Past is the Present 1/3/2003
5. The Paper Nautilus 1/3/2003
6. The Pangolin 1/3/2003
7. The Fish 4/15/2010
8. Spenser's Island 1/3/2003
9. Silence 1/3/2003
10. Roses Only 4/15/2010
11. Rosemary 1/3/2003
12. Poetry 1/3/2003
13. Peter 1/3/2003
14. No Swan So Fine 1/3/2003
15. Nine Nectarines and Other Porcelain 2/11/2015
16. Nevertheless 1/3/2003
17. Marriage 1/3/2003
18. His Shield 4/15/2010
19. He Made This Screen 1/3/2003
20. He "Digesteth Harde Yron" 1/20/2003

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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