Wystan Hugh Auden

(1907 - 1973 / York / England)

Wystan Hugh Auden Poems

If you see a poem only with title, it is listed that way because of copyright reasons.
1. Funeral Blues 1/1/2004
2. Cocaine Lil and Morphine Sue 1/1/2004
3. A Walk After Dark 1/1/2004
4. September 1, 1939 1/1/2004
5. As I Walked Out One Evening 1/1/2004
6. Are You There? 1/1/2004
7. If I Could Tell You 1/1/2004
8. Epitaph On A Tyrant 1/1/2004
9. Musée des Beaux Arts 1/1/2004
10. At Last the Secret is Out 1/1/2004
11. Dear, Though the Night Is Gone 1/1/2004
12. Another Time 1/1/2004
13. At the Party 1/1/2004
14. The Fall of Rome 1/1/2004
15. Night Mail 1/1/2004
16. The Unknown Citizen 1/1/2004
17. In Memory Of W.B. Yeats 1/1/2004
18. Lay Your Sleeping Head, My Love 1/1/2004
19. For Friends Only 1/1/2004
20. Give me a doctor 1/1/2004

Base Words Are Uttered

Base words are uttered only by the base
And can for such at once be understood,
But noble platitudes:--ah, there's a case
Where the most careful scrutiny is needed
To tell a voice that's genuinely good
From one that's base but merely has succeeded.

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