Saturday, June 24, 2017

"Beauty" by Elinor Wylie

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June 24, 2017


Elinor Wylie

About This Poem


"Beauty" was published in Nets to Catch the Wind (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921).


Elinor Wylie was born in Somerville, New Jersey, on September 7, 1885. Her collections of poetry include Black Armour (George H. Doran Company, 1923) and Angels and Earthly Creatures (Alfred A. Knopf, 1929). She died on December 16, 1928.


Photo credit: The Kent State University Press

Poetry by Wylie


Last Poems of Elinor Wylie

(Chicago Review Press, 2005)

"She Walks in Beauty" by George Gordon Byron


"Pied Beauty" by Gerard Manley Hopkins


"Endymion, Book I, [A thing of beauty is a joy for ever]" by John Keats


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