Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, ENNUI, by MARIANNE MOORE

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First Line: He often expressed / a curious wish
Last Line: In the sea.
Subject(s): Boredom; Ennui

He often expressed
A curious wish,
To be interchangeably
Man and fish;
To nibble the bait
Off the hook,
Said he,
And then slip away
Like a ghost
In the sea.

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