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docente_errante: I had an irresistible desire to read something from W.H. Auden, just to discover that his poetry is absent from the Kindle store. Found a free 1945 collection from the Indian digital library.

malaisebot: “Noons of dryness find you fed By the involuntary powers, Nights of insult let you pass Watched by every human love.” - Lullaby by W.H. Auden

BeineckeLibrary: Photograph of W. H. Auden, inscribed to Joseph Brodsky

iMoGalore: Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about. W.H. Auden

jacodypress: “Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness.” W. H. Auden

imagineterrain: Noticed that W.H. Auden’s “Night Mail,” written for a landmark documentary following British rail postal services, opens with "the cheque and the postal order.” In 1936, the mail is first of all a way of moving money.

Onyedikachined: Aw. The Age of Anxiety by W.H. Auden inspired three artists who made a symphony and a ballet (twice by Jerome and Liam) out of his book respectively.

PlanetenPaultje: The 1939 poem "Epitaph On A Tyrant” by W.H. Auden has never lost any of its power since it was written.

seosolim: Were all stars to disappear or die,  I should learn to look at an empty sky And feel its total dark sublime,  Though this might take me a little time. - W.H Auden

SyedTaukir: "When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes." W. H. Auden MUNAWAR ERA BEGINS

alansmlxl: A sentence makes a world appear Where all things happen as it says they do; We doubt the speaker, not the words we hear; Words have no words for words that are not true —W.H. Auden

theheidifeed: "Were all stars to disappear or die I should learn to look at an empty sky And feel its total dark sublime." W.H. Auden "The More Loving One"

taleast: ‘The More Loving One’ - W. H. Auden

EBloodaxe19: 'My face looks like a wedding cake left out in the rain'. W.H. Auden 1907 ~ 1973

glosseantics: w.h auden, wallace stevens, john ashberry... the great american literary trilogy of ending your verses with "well um you know"

glosseantics: w.h. auden: histories greatest lovecel

ScDuende: Insofar as I know, having to pay taxes is NOT A PUNISHMENT; it is a contribution to the greater good. Tax the churches; tax the corporations; tax the wealthy. As W. H. Auden said, "We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know."

JonTyson: “We must love one another or die.” (W. H. Auden)

martharp: The more loving one, W.H. Auden ✨

welfordwrites: Definition of a college professor: someone who talks in other people's sleep. W H Auden

RamonSomoza1: A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. W.H. Auden

raybert761: ‘If I Could Tell You’ by W H Auden read by Tom o'bedlam

KenSmith: Refugee Blues by W. H. Auden

2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: A real book is not one that we read・恵ut one that reads us. W. H. Auden

rosemended: No thoughts no feelings just funeral blues by W. H. Auden

KoushiSherrill: Were all stars to disappear or die, I should learn to look at an empty sky And feel its total dark sublime, Though this might take me a little time. —W. H. Auden

KerriKristine: "How should we like it were stars to burn with a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving one be me." W.H. Auden

ravbutterflies: "Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can; all of them make me laugh.” W. H. Auden Helen Levitt - New York, 1940.

denysbakirov: That girls are raped, that two boys knife a third, Were axioms to him, who’d never heard Of any world where promises were kept, Or one could weep because another wept. © W. H. Auden. The Shield of Achilles.

SyedTaukir: To save your world you asked this man to die; Would this man, could he see you now, ask why? W. H. Auden , Epitaph for an Unknown Soldier MUNAWAR ERA BEGINS

shemaiahng: Is it just me, or is Sean Bean morphing into W.H. Auden?

MyCreditLimited: Look if you like, but you will have to leap. W. H. Auden

TimothyBalding: Reading old diaries... Perhaps I'll put excerpts on Twitter. My own stories & many of others: 'W.H. Auden crossed the Alps in a train with friends, deep in a book. As they gushed with joy at the landscapes, Auden glanced out of the window and said: "Un regard suffit largement".

tonyprinciotti: "No good opera plot can be sensible; people do not sing when they are feeling sensible." - W. H. AUDEN

ForTheTape: Most people call something profound, not because it is near some important truth but because it is distant from ordinary life. Thus, darkness is profound to the eye, silence to the ear; what-is-not is the profundity of what-is. W. H. Auden

contentmo: Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about. W.H. Auden

ReubenHibbert: A great quote from the article above is “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” W.H. Auden. Even years ago people realised the issue but we still didn't do anything and still haven't now. it is not a one man effort but an international need for sustainability.

RunBallerinaRun: "The surest way to discipline passion is to discipline time." – W.H. Auden

believe_thomas: 4 of 5 stars to For the Time Being by W.H. Auden

Jeetstorms: 1. Some quick thoughts on Erdogan, the Dragonlance novels, Reagan, W. H. Auden & cheap energy

poetsonline: "It's a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it." - W.H. Auden Still true?

mcnaughtongunn: May 20, 1946: English poet W.H. Auden becomes a U.S. citizen

pauljimerson: I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you Till China and Africa meet, And the river jumps over the mountain And the salmon sing in the street Happy Birthday, W.H. Auden !

pauljimerson: “We must love one another or die” ― W.H. Auden

pauljimerson: “Poetry might be defined as the clear expression of mixed feelings.” ― W.H. Auden, New Year Letter

scott_olson: Interesting (or ironic) that this quasi-intellectual cites a poem by W.H. Auden as part of their screed, given Auden's lifestyle (but the writers targeted audience is most likely to NEVER be aware of this.)

PaulSto91558029: “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water” - W.H. Auden

Habib_Kareem_: “The four necessary human relationships: to love; to be loved; to be a teacher; to be a pupil.” W.H. Auden

BWDR: “W.H. Auden once wrote ‘No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.’ The same principle can be applied to comedy—specifically, the Marx Brothers’ absurdist brand. Logic is not required for a laugh.”

g_keillor: On this day in 1946 English-born poet, W.H. Auden became a U.S. citizen. "It's a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it."

crimaiota: "Evil is always unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed, and eats at our table."(W.H. Auden)(S1E12)

Orwell_Society: W H Auden was probably thinking of something earlier: "Accurate scholarship can Unearth the whole offence From Luther until now That has driven a culture mad, Find what occurred at Linz, What huge imago made A psychopathic god... " (September 1st, 1939)

2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: Man is what he reads. W. H. Auden

TrainingMindful: “A modern stoic knows that the surest way to discipline passion is to discipline time: decide what you want or ought to do during the day, then always do it at exactly the same moment every day, and passion will give you no trouble.” ~ W.H. Auden

AllOnFire: Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about. W.H. Auden

edwereddie: W. H. Auden becomes a US citizen (May 20, 1946) • Shakespeare’s Sonnets are published, perhaps illicitly, by Thomas Thorpe (May 20, 1609) • After months of correspondence, Elizabeth Barrett meets her future husband, Robert Browning, for the first time (May 20, 1845).

cuevasarchive: ⠀⠀⠀⠀ if equal affection cannot be, let the more loving one be me. ❞ —w.h. auden. ⠀⠀⠀⠀

TimeTraveler017: English poet W.H. Auden becomes a U.S. citizen

zmkc: There is, from beginning to end of Auden’s career, an awareness of the manifold ways in which we deceive ourselves.

crimaiota: "Evil is always unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed, and eats at our table."(W.H. Auden)(S1E12)

SherPoint: “The primary function of poetry, as of all the arts, is to make us more aware of ourselves and the world around us. I do not know if such increased awareness makes us more moral or more efficient. I hope not. I think it makes us more human ...” ~ W. H. Auden.

hasudi: "We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know." ~W. H. Auden~

EstrdAlxndra: A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. ~W. H. Auden RUNTOME EP1 ON KUMU

EstrdAlxndra: Poetry might be defined as the clear expression of mixed feelings. ~W.H. Auden RUNTOME EP1 ON KUMU

symptomatic: "that we shall, at most and at best, love our crooked neighbor with our crooked heart"

scarthinbooks: W H Auden had got the measure of one of these names several years earlier: Time that with this strange excuse Pardoned Kipling and his views, And will pardon Paul Claudel, Pardons him for writing well. (In Memory of W B Yeats)

clemensetz: After Krakatoa exploded, the first living thing to return  Was the ant, Tridomyrex, seeking in vain its symbiot fern. (W.H. Auden)

TotoBaudo: W.H.Auden in Venice, Italy, 1951 ©Ruth Orkin

jacodypress: W. H. Auden said, “Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness.”

DurhamWASP: Defenceless under the night Our world in stupor lies; Yet, dotted everywhere, Ironic points of light Flash out wherever the Just Exchange their messages: May I, composed like them Of Eros & of dust, Beleaguered by the same Negation & despair, Show an affirming flame. W.H. Auden

iruesque: an introduction, the old playhouse (poems) - kamala das wants (poem) - philip larkin the unknown citizen (poem) - w.h. auden

armadill2010: Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. (W. H. Auden)

Waheed50380613: "We must love one another or die" W.H. Auden HBD ZAIN IMAM

markjonesjr: W.H. Auden on poets: God may reduce you on Judgement Day to tears of shame, reciting by heart the poems you would have written, had your life been good.

Regina_Kenney: We must love one another or die. - W. H. Auden

PoetREDMEDUSA: “The poet marries the language, and out of this marriage the poem is born.” - W.H. Auden

Habib_Kareem_: “Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.” W. H. Auden

abenamagis: 08:50 Thousands have lived without love, none can live without water - W. H. Auden

TrainingMindful: “Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” ~ W.H. Auden

jacodypress: “Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness.” W. H. Auden

sarahroseetter: “truth, like love & sleep, resents approaches that are too intense.” — w.h. auden

PassmoreEdwards: Wed 18th May, 10am-12pm. Journeys – a relaxed social gathering to explore journeys & transport, using the poem Night Mail by W H Auden as inspiration. Tea & Biscuits provided. This is a drop in session open to all, as part of our programme of events for Dementia Awareness Week.

LilianeGiraudon: "The Hero," by W. H. Auden

1662Ie: Matthew S. C. Olver, Nashotah House Theological Seminary, on the 1662 BCP International Edition: "W. H. Auden was spot-on when he said the English Prayer Book had the singular good fortune of being 'composed and its Bible translated at exactly the right time:

lipsumart: "Drink" 5/5 (3) 0.5 $XTZ (2) 0.75 $XTZ "Thousands have lived without love, not one without water." - W. H. Auden This is one of my photo manipulation perspective experiments. I'm sure someone out there will like it as much as I do.

DurhamWASP: "A poet has only one political duty, namely, in his own writing to set an example of the correct use of his mother tongue which is always being corrupted. When words lose their meaning, physical force takes over." W.H. Auden

TheWordicle: "To choose what is difficult all ones days, as if it were easy, that is faith." - W. H. Auden

DurhamWASP: Every day America's destroyed and re-created, America is what you do. America is I and you, America is what you choose to make it. W.H. Auden

carylloper: Dance till the stars come down from the rafters. Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop ~ W.H. Auden

jacodypress: W. H. Auden said, “Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness.”

rahulrai0301: Will it come like a change in the weather? Will its greeting be courteous or rough? Will it alter my life altogether? O tell me the truth about love. - W H Auden

Cassubiethierry: Funeral Blues (Stop all the clocks) -W H Auden. Poem Analysis

Gadea: W. H. Auden: “Those to whom evil is done, do evil in return”

JaneVsw: 'Refugee Blues' by W.H. Auden

bandsilvercreek: ❤️ 'O Tell Me the Truth About Love ❤️ - W.H. Auden read by Tom O'Bedlam

Abbacdo01: "I thought that love will last forever, I was WRONG." w. H. Auden.

POETSorg: How should we like it were stars to burn With a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me. —W. H. Auden

iMoGalore: Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about. W.H. Auden

_qollo: I and the public know What all schoolchildren learn, Those to whom evil is done Do evil in return. W. H. Auden

audencuttings: "he has brought innumerable people closer to the world in which they have to live" (John Ashbery concludes his Harvard senior thesis, "The Poetic Medium of W.H. Auden", 1949).



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