United States, Poet
1887 – February, 5, 1972.
Marianne Craig Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit.
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Critic, Translator, Editor
Everything I have written is the result of reading or of interest in people.
Omissions are not accidents.
I think books are chiefly responsible for my dogged self determined efforts to write; books & verisimilitude; I like to describe things.
Poetry is a magic of pauses ... not a thing of tunes, but of heightened consciousness.
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