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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Sept. 1, 1939 by W.H. auden

September 1
W. H. Auden
Sept. 1, 1939


I sit in one of the dives
On Fifty-second Street
Uncertain and afraid
As the clever hopes expire
Of a low dishonest decade:
Waves of anger and fear
Circulate over the bright
And darkened lands of the earth,
Obsessing our private lives;
The unmentionable odour of death
Offends the September night. ..."
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