Marianne Moore

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

To an Intra-mural Rat


You make me think of many men
Once met, to be forgot again
Or merely resurrected
In a parenthesis of wit
That found them hastening through it
Too brisk to be inspected.

Submitted: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Edited: Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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