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 -new- 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

Grub First, Then Ethics

Should the shade of Plato
Visit us, anxious to know
how anthropos is, we could say to him: "Well,
we can read to ourselves, our use
of holy numbers would shock you, and a poet
may lament—'Where is Telford
whose bridged canals are still a Shropshire glory
where Muir who on a Douglas Spruce
rode out a storm and called an earthquake noble,

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