About Edith SitwellEdith Sitwell was a british poet and critic. Sitwell published her first poem The Drowned Suns in the Daily Mirror in 1913 and between 1916 and 1921 she edited Wheels, an annual poetic anthology. Her poetry work was praised for its solid technique and painstaking craftsmanship. She became a proponent and supporter of innovative trends in English poetry and opposed what she considered the conventionality of many contemporary backward-looking poets. Here are some of her best poems like the Bee-Keeper who has been set to music by many artists.
Her early work reflects the strong influence of the French symbolists.