Marianne Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet and writer noted for her irony and wit.
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... Foundation's website has characterized Ryan's poems as follows "Like Emily Dickinson and Marianne Moore before her, Ryan delights in quirks of logic and language and teases poetry out of the most unlikely ... Marianne Moore and May Swenson were this latter sort of artist so is Kay Ryan." Many reviewers have noted an affinity between Ryan's poetry and Marianne Moore's ... rhymes and ethical judgments place her more firmly in the tradition of Marianne Moore and, latterly, Amy Clampitt." ...
... Moore disapproved of the timing, editing, selections, and format of this collection ... See The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore, ed ... In a letter to Bryher, Moore notes " ...
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“I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it.”
—Marianne Moore (18871972)
“giving a nod, up the chimney he rose.
He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle,
And away they all flew like the down of a thistle,
But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight,
Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night.”
—Clement Clarke Moore (17791863)