WH Auden


Three Short Poems - Poem by WH Auden

"The underground roads
Are, as the dead prefer them,
Always tortuous."

"When he looked the cave in the eye,
Hercules
Had a moment of doubt."

"Leaning out over
The dreadful precipice,
One contemptuous tree."


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  • (4/6/2015 9:38:00 PM)


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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