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W.H. Auden Love Poems

Here is a list of W.H. Auden Love Poems

  1. O Tell Me The Truth About Love
  2. The More Loving One
  3. Autumn Song

Admired for his original style of writing and craftsmanship, W. H. Auden is enrolled to the list of the greatest poets of the 20th century. His love ballads and virtuosic pieces encourage people to meditate and recollect the memories of long gone past.

W. H. Auden’s poems about love are colored with hope, tranquility and deep sentiments. His style and magnitude of talent are best represented in his short but illuminating ‘Lullaby’, ‘Stop all the Clocks’ and ‘Autumn Song’, that made him famous in his early 30s. The main motif of Auden’s poems is the dark fragility of every human being who ascends by the grace of faithfulness, trust and giving affection to others. It’s no wonder that the poet’s verses are accompanied by the feeling of thoughtfulness and humility. So to say, Auden finds love as a tool of brave and daring search of self, that makes one complete and opens the beauty, boldness and ephemerality of youth.

The maestro of American poetry was known to have found his inspiration during the travelling across Europe. These experiences have been reflected in his poems, giving them the form of a journey, where the lyrical hero follows a quest in the search of a place where his heart belongs in. Moreover, W. H. Auden’s love poetry gives a deep insight into the psychology of a person whose world’s been shattered by losing a loved one; and how they managed to find peace in the sceneries of nature.

“I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you Till China and Africa meet, And the river jumps over the mountain And the salmon sing in the street” he has cries out to someone special whose name is buried deeply in history, but mostly, to the world, and people, and everyone else who’s just begun their journey of self.