10 Great Quotes About Poetry and Writing by Marianne Moore

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“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.”

“Writing is exciting and baseball is like writing. You can never tell with either how it will go.”

“Poetry is all nouns and verbs.”

“There is a great amount of poetry in unconscious fastidiousness.”

“Poetry is a peerless proficiency of the imagination.”

“Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others.”

“Conscious writing can be the death of poetry.”

“I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it.”

“Writing is an undertaking for the modest.”

“One writes because one has a burning desire to objectify what it is indispensable to one’s happiness to express.”

— Marianne Moore

 

 

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