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

The Quest

I. The Door

Out of it steps our future, through this door
Enigmas, executioners and rules,
Her Majesty in a bad temper or
A red-nosed Fool who makes a fool of fools.

Great persons eye it in the twilight for
A past it might so carelessly let in,

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