“Inarticulate Grief” by Richard Aldington

Inarticulate Grief 

Let the sea beat its thin torn hands
In anguish against the shore,
Let it moan
Between headland and cliff;
Let the sea shriek out its agony
Across waste sands and marshes,


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Richard Aldington's "Inarticulate Grief" was published in the 1917 Some Imagist Poets anthology. The poem can be read in full in the original publication context at the following locations:

HathiTrust - Digitized by the University of Virginia

The Modernist Journals Project

Project Gutenberg (HTML version)