By Louis MacNeice 1907–1963 Louis MacNeice
This poem originally appeared in the May 1940 issue of Poetry. See it in its original context.

Source: Poetry (October 2012).


This poem originally appeared in the October 2012 issue of Poetry magazine

October 2012
 Louis  MacNeice


Louis MacNeice was widely regarded in the 1930s as a junior member of the Auden-Spender-Day Lewis group: MacNeice and Stephen Spender were contemporaries and friends at Oxford, serving as joint editors of Oxford Poetry, 1929. MacNeice became a friend of W.H. Auden’s and collaborated with him on Letters from Iceland (1937). And in Modern Poetry (1938), MacNeice provided the best critical statement of the poetic aims and . . .

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SUBJECT Living, Life Choices, Nature, Winter


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