Wystan Hugh Auden

(1907 - 1973 / York / England)

Poems of Wystan Hugh Auden

If you see a poem only with title, it is listed that way because of copyright reasons.
21. Give me a doctor 1/1/2004
22. Grub First, Then Ethics 12/16/2014
23. If I Could Tell You 1/1/2004
24. In Memory of Sigmund Freud 1/1/2004
25. In Memory Of W.B. Yeats 1/1/2004
26. In Praise Of Limestone 1/1/2004
27. In the Time of War, XII 1/1/2004
28. Lady 1/1/2004
29. Law Like Love 1/1/2004
30. Law, Like Love 1/1/2004
31. Lay Your Sleeping Head, My Love 1/1/2004
32. Let History Be My Judge 1/1/2004
33. Lullaby 1/1/2004
34. Miranda 1/1/2004
35. Musée des Beaux Arts 1/1/2004
36. Night Mail 1/1/2004
37. Nocturne 1/1/2004
38. O Tell Me The Truth About Love 1/1/2004
39. O What Is That Sound 1/1/2004
40. O Where Are You Going? 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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