National Poetry Month
Learn more about: Marianne Moore
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Marianne Moore
American poet

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Ink runs from the corners of my mouth.
There is no happiness like mine.
I have been eating poetry.

—from “Eating Poetry” by Mark Strand

Special Features

Learn all about Shakespeare, other notable poets, as well as the world's largest teen poetry festival, recommended sites, and a list of kids' books.

Poetry & Quotations

See what poets say about poetry, love, the seasons of the year, and other topics.

Quizzes, Crosswords & Fun Stuff

Test your knowledge with poetry terms hangman, name the poet, and other fun activities.

Poetry Collections

Read poems by Ezra Pound, Walt Whitman, Amy Lowell, and many more.

Poet Laureates

Learn more about past and present English and U.S. Poet Laureates.

Poetry Awards

Find out which poets have won major awards over the years.



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