Max Michelson

American poet

Max Michelson (1880 - 1953) was an American Imagist poet closely associated with Harriet Monroe and Poetry: A Magazine of Verse from 1915 - 1922.


  • I believe the art of the future including poetry will be simple, fresh and strongly coloured and will be understood and loved by the ignorant as well as the most cultivated. A popular art in the finest sense of the word.
  • The poet faces his heart, his soul and his mood.
    • Review of 'Cadences' by F. S. Flint , Poetry ,vol 8, no 5 1916

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