The stars are dead. The animals will not look.
We are left alone with our day, and the time is short, and
History to the defeated
May say Alas but cannot help nor pardon.

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) Anglo-American poet [Wystan Hugh Auden]
“Spain,” l. 101-104 (1937)

Added on 10-Mar-10 | Last updated 10-Mar-10
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