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Auden put it like this…

04 April, 2019

WE’VE been here before:

“Mismanagement and grief:
We must suffer them all again…
But who can live for long
In an euphoric dream;
Who can reach the deaf,
Who can speak for the dumb? Our world in stupor lies;
Yet dotted everywhere,
Ironic points of light…
Beleaguered by the same
Negation and despair,
Show an affirming flame.”
– WH Auden,
September 1, 1939

MIKE BOR
W2

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