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November 19, 2021

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David, this is great stuff you gather here.
I would love to see what you find for the Titian paintings
newly arranged in Boston exhibit! Road trip?
I tried something in the October ✍️ challenge
for The Ekphrastic Review. Poets, pilgrims and tourists
have been inspired by art 🖼 for millennia.
Give us more!

Carolyn
P.S. I hope to share your post in my writing workshop on Mythology 📌

This has always been such a striking poem. I love your commentary about Auden choosing to put words together in the way he did adding power. This first four lines are amazing and put together perfectly. Any other way of putting the ideas and words together would take away its
Strength. Thanks for your insights.

Important successes, your insights.

About Auden's poem, you are absolutely right.

I always wondered how Auden made such a poem, masterpiece of magical modernism, which one reads aloud as prose while, as if by happenstance, feeling the song beneath.
You explained it. Lucky New School students!

Thank you, Mindy. Yes, the poem is a "masterpiece of magical modernism"; how well you put it. I'm grateful to you and to all (Grace, Terence, Sarah, Carolyn) who took note of it and took the time to comment.
Also, isn't it remarkable -- I should have made mention of it -- that WHA does not say "they were always right"?

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