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“Under a Patched Sail" by Marianne Moore

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May 21, 2017

Under a Patched Sail

Marianne Moore

About This Poem


"Under a Patched Sail" was published in Tipyn o'Bob in February 1907.


Marianne Moore was born in 1887 near St. Louis, Missouri. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Observations (The Dial Press, 1924), What Are Years? (Macmillan, 1941), and Collected Poems (Macmillan, 1951), which won the Pulitzer Prize. She died in 1972.


Photo credit: George Platt Lynes


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