I began to write what I called 'rhythms' ie unrhymed pieces with no formal metrical scheme where the rhythm was created by a kind if inner chant..Later I was told I was writing 'free verse' or Vers libre.
Introduction to Collected Poems, 1929
I dream of silent verses where the rhymeGlides noiseless as an oar.Richard Aldington
By the sense of mystery I understand the experience of certain places and times when one's whole nature seems to be in touch with a prescence, a genius loci, a potency.Richard Aldington
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