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Thought of the Day: Blue Verse, by W.H. Auden

by | 7th, April 2015

American (English-born) poet W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden holding glass & smoking cigarette in undated, serious cafe portrait.

 

Blue Verse , by W.H. Auden:

There was a young poet whose sex
Was aroused by aesthetic effects;
Marvell’s The Garden
Gave him a hard-on
And he came during Oedipus Rex.

Said the Queen to the King: “I don’t frown on
The fact that you choose to go down on
My page on the stairs
But you’ll give the

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