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.

Poems

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"I do Poetry Out Loud because the everyday me is very shy and easily stumbles over words, mangling meaning and botching simple conversations. Yet, when I recite poetry it is an opportunity for me to become someone else––an embodiment of the poem. Slowly, step by step, I think Poetry Out Loud is helping me to become a braver, more confident person, even if I still tremble when I get on stage."
Rose Horowitz
2015 ME POL Champion