The stars are not wanted now: put out every one;
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun;
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood;
For nothing now can ever come to any good.

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) Anglo-American poet [Wystan Hugh Auden]
Twelve Songs, Number 9 (1936)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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