John Gould Fletcher

John Gould Fletcher was an innovative 20th-century poet. He associated with poets like Amy Lowell and other Imagists. He was also associated with the Fugitives, a group of poets attempting to return to a simpler, more agrarian way of life and its inherent values. Read more of John Gould Fletcher’s Biography.

The Swan

by John Gould Fletcher

‘The Swan’ by John Gould Fletcher describes the movements of a swan within a body of water and a speaker’s desire to escape his life. 

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