- W(ys·tan) H(ugh) [wis-tuh n] /ˈwɪs tən/, 1907–73, English poet in the U.S.
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The poet Auden said, “Thousands have lived without love; none without water.”‘Mission Blue’ Warning: The Ocean Is Not Too Big to Fail
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Proust liked to have two cups with milk, but Auden, quite to the contrary, only took one.What Do Great Artists’ Routines Reveal?
May 9, 2013
Life, said Auden Spoon-bill, is pretty fine, no matter how it is arranged.
Then along the bank from the direction of the date palms came Auden Spoon-bill, he who had gone to Delilahs heart.
Auden Spoon-bill went along parallel to the shore of the river until he saw Delilah standing in the pale green water.
- W (ystan) H (ugh). 1907–73, US poet, dramatist, critic, and librettist, born in Britain; noted for his lyric and satirical poems and for plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood