Marianne Moore

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

Poetry - Poem by Marianne Moore

I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond all
this fiddle.
Reading it, however, with a perfect contempt for it, one
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  • Rajnish Manga (6/30/2017 1:58:00 AM)

    Poets and their writing nicely defined according to their real value and merits. Thanks, Marianne.
    we.... do not admire what.... we cannot understand:
    by half poets, the.... result is not poetry,
    nor till the poets among us can be
    'literalists of.... the imagination'.... above insolence and triviality
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  • (5/7/2016 11:49:00 PM)

    Wow. Yes, I am
    interested in poetry.
    Thank you
    42316Marianne Moore.
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  • Paulos Ioannou (2/18/2016 8:20:00 PM)

    Very touching, indeed (Report) Reply

  • (6/8/2008 8:32:00 AM)

    I think this poem is saying realize that you will not always understand the poet or the stanzas but that there is a true sparkle behind both of them. (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2006 1:25:00 PM)

    This poem is extremely moving to those who see poetry as a way of life; something ethereal and genuine, one of the same (Report) Reply

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