Moore: I think that individuality was the great thing. We were not conforming to anything. We certainly didn't have a policy, except I remember hearing the word intensity very often. A thing must have intensity. That seemed to be the criterion.
Marianne Moore, The Art of Poetry No. 4, 1961 interviewed by Donald Hall, in Women At Work Vol. II, Interviews from the Paris Review
Photo taken in the Rhode Island Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium