Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Fall 2014

Humberston Skipwith Cannell established himself as one of the more promising of the early imagists sponsored by Ezra Pound before World War I. But Cannell's life as a poet was one of great promise followed by many disappointments. Although he lived sixty-nine years and his poems began to appear in print when he was twenty-four, his career as a publishing poet lasted only three years. Cannell's last published poem appeared in 1917.

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