Quotation by Marianne Moore

it is a power of
strong enchantment. It
is like the dove-
neck animated by
sun; it is memory's eye;
it's conscientious inconsistency.
Marianne Moore (1887–1972), U.S. poet. The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing (l. 19–24). . .

The Complete Poems of Marianne Moore. (1981) Penguin Books.
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