Marianne Moore
Kirkwood, Missouri
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Silence

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My father used to say,
"Superior people never make long visits,
have to be shown Longfellow's grave
nor the glass flowers at Harvard.
Self reliant like the cat --
that takes its prey to privacy,
the mouse's limp tail hanging like a shoelace from its mouth --
they sometimes enjoy solitude,
and can be robbed of speech
by speech which has delighted them.
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence;
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Sharon 02 January 2021
I can't remember anything
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Paresh Chakra 30 November 2018
I enjoyed this poem it is a good poem
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manjunth h mp 24 May 2018
silence is my best and heart near frnd
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