Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, MY SENSES DO NOT DECEIVE ME, by MARIANNE MOORE



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First Line: Like the light of a candle
Last Line: Compared with the name.
Subject(s): Hallucinations & Illusions


Like the light of a candle
Blown suddenly out,
I witness illusion,
And subsequent doubt.
Like a drop in the bucket
And liquid as flame,
Is the proof of enjoyment
Compared with the name.





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