Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Review of The Poplar by Richard Aldington

The Poplar by Richard Aldington (b. 1892) was offered by's Poem-A-Day on December 26, 2012.  The bio states that Mr. Aldington was an Imagist best known for his WWI inspired poetry.  The Poplar, then, is clearly a departure, having more of a magical, pastoral, romantic, and lyrical feel.  One wonders if Mr. Aldington was influenced by Ovid's Metamophoses when he wrote it...

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