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Wystan Hugh Auden

(1907 - 1973 / York / England)

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  • Rookie Wu Xian Gao Lin (6/15/2010 7:56:00 PM)

    I love the rhythm and use of language in Auden's poetry.

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The Quest

I. The Door

Out of it steps our future, through this door
Enigmas, executioners and rules,
Her Majesty in a bad temper or
A red-nosed Fool who makes a fool of fools.

Great persons eye it in the twilight for
A past it might so carelessly let in,

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