Richard Aldington

1892–1962
Richard Aldington
Richard Aldington was one of the founding poets of the Imagist Movement along with his friend Ezra Pund and wife H.D. His poetry is heavily influenced by Japanese art and contains many references to Greek tragedies and myths.

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