Auden, Wystan Hugh

Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907 - 1973)

Index to poems

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  • As I Walked Out One Evening
  • Epitaph on a Tyrant
  • First Things First
  • Friday's Child
  • In Memory of Sigmund Freud
  • In Memory of W. B. Yeats
  • Lullaby
  • On Reading a Child's Guide to Modern Physics
  • On the Circuit
  • September 1, 1939
  • The Fall of Rome
  • The More Loving One
  • The Shield of Achilles
  • The Unknown Citizen

the Poetry Archive


  • The Shield of Achilles
  • One Evening
  • The Fall of Rome

and The Poetry Foundation


  • Doggerel by a Senior Citizen
  • Journey to Iceland
  • Ode to the Medieval Poets
  • The Shield of Achilles
  • Voltaire at Ferney

    All of W. H. Auden's poems are in copyright. Permission to publish must be sought of the poet's publishers.

Given Name
Wystan Hugh
Family Name
Birth Date
February 21, 1907
Death Date
August 28, 1973
  • Poet

Literary Period
Literary Movement
First RPO Edition