Tag Archives: W.H. Auden

“Law, Like Love“ by W.H. Auden

“Law, say the gardeners, is the sun, Law is the one All gardeners obey To-morrow, yesterday, to-day. Law is the wisdom of the old, The impotent grandfathers feebly scold; The grandchildren put out a treble tongue, Law is the senses … Continue reading

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LADY, WEEPING AT THE CROSSROADS by W.H. Auden

“Lady, weeping at the crossroads Would you meet your love In the twilight with his greyhounds, And the hawk on his glove?   Bribe the birds then on the branches, Bribe them to be dumb, Stare the hot sun out … Continue reading

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