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W.H. Auden

Behind the corpse in the reservoir, behind the ghost on the links, Behind the lady who dances and the man who madly drinks, Under the look of fatigue the attack of migraine and the sigh There is always another story, there is more than meets the eye. — W.H. Auden, from “At Last the Secret… Continue reading W.H. Auden

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Anthology · British-American Culture · British-American Literature · Classic · Collection · Excerpt · Fragment · Lyricism · Modernism · Passage · Poetry

W. H. Auden

 Were all stars to disappear or die, I should learn to look at an empty sky And feel its total dark sublime, Though this might take me a little time. —  W. H. Auden, from “The More Loving One,” Homage to Clio. (Random House; First Edition edition, April 12, 1960)

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