“Beauty Thou Hast Hurt Me Overmuch” by Richard Aldington

Beauty Thou Hast Hurt Me Overmuch

The light is a wound to me.

The soft notes

Feed upon the wound.


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Richard Aldington's poem "Beauty Thou Hast Hurt Me Overmuch" was published in the 1914 imagist anthology, Des Imagistes. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the links below:


The Blue Mountain Project (The Glebe)

The Modernist Journals Project (Charles and Albert Boni edition)