Tuesday, September 14, 2004

In Memory of W.B. Yeats

Time, that is intolerant
of the brave and innocent,
And indifferent in a week,
To a beautiful physique,
Worships language and forgives
Everyone by whom it lives;
Pardons cowardice, conceit,
Lays its honours at their feet.

Auden "In Memory of W.B. Yeats"
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