Marianne Moore was a Modernist American poet and writer.
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“In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity.”
“War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.”
“It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.”
“If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist.”
“I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it.”
“anybody can write a book, 'cause everybody has a story to tell”
“There never was a war that was not inward.”
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