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Poetry (1900-1945) > W.H. Auden

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message 1: by Steve (new)

Steve | 5 comments I think Auden is one of the best poets for the period between the wars. Here's a favorite of mine, As I Walked Out One Evening, from 1937.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIaAkK...


message 2: by Ally (new)

Ally (goodreadscomuser_allhug) | 1653 comments Mod
One of Auden's that I love is Musee des Beaux Arts.

http://poetrypages.lemon8.nl/life/mus...


message 3: by Nicola (new)

Nicola (nicola1) | 3 comments I love both of these - my favourite has to be Funeral Blues though:

http://allpoetry.com/poem/8493081-Fun...


message 4: by Ally (new)

Ally (goodreadscomuser_allhug) | 1653 comments Mod
Yes...Funeral Blues certainly packs an emotional punch doesn't it.

Another one of his well known ones that is very moving is Lullaby: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/pr...


message 5: by Jan C (new)

Jan C (woeisme) | 1525 comments i also like funeral blues. another fave of mine is on an athlete dying young (is that the right title? I'm on the phone and can't check easily ).


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