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He was my North

He was my north - love poem WH Auden

WH Auden He was my North - love poem

He was my North. This is one of the saddest poems I’ve ever read – but if you have lost a lover it will resonate.

W. H. Auden

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W. H. Auden

Auden in 1939
Wystan Hugh Auden

21 February 1907

York, England
Died 29 September 1973 (aged 66)

Vienna, Austria
Citizenship British (birth), American (1946)
Education M.A. English language and literature
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
Occupation Poet
Spouse(s) Erika Mann (unconsummated marriage, 1935, to provide her with a British passport)

Wystan Hugh Auden (/ˈwɪstən ˈhjuː ˈɔːdən/; 21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973[1]) was a British-American poet. Auden’s poetry was noted for its stylistic and technical achievement, its engagement with politicsmoralslove, and religion, and its variety in toneform, and content. Some of his best known poems are about love, such as “Funeral Blues“; on political and social themes, such as “September 1, 1939” and “The Shield of Achilles“; on cultural and psychological themes, such as The Age of Anxiety; and on religious themes such as “For the Time Being” and “Horae Canonicae“.[2][3][4]


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