->'' 'Oh stand, stand at the window,'\\
As the tears scald and start;\\
You shall love your crooked neighbor\\
With your crooked heart. ' ''
-->--"As I Walked Out One Evening"

'''W. H. Auden''' (1907 - 1973) (W.H. being short for [[UnfortunateNames Wystan Hugh]]) was an English/American poet and playwright.

Had a huge influence in the tone and structure of modern poetry, and on the poets surrounding him during his time. In turn, he was influenced by Creator/{{TS Eliot}}, Marianne Moore, [[Literature/TheDivineComedy Dante]], and Creator/WBYeats.

!!Notable Works Include:
* ''Poems'' (1930)
* ''Look, Stranger!'' (1936)
* ''Another Time'' (1940)
* ''The Sea and the Mirror'' (1943)
* ''Nones'' (1952)
* ''Homage to Clio'' (1960)
* ''About the House About the House'' (1965)
* ''City Without Walls'' (1969)

!!Poems of his you might recognize:
* "As I Walked Out One Evening"
* "Musee des Beaux Arts"
* "Funeral Blues"
* "September 1, 1939"
* "[[{{Dystopia}} The Unknown]] [[YouAreNumberSix Citizen]]"
* "In Memory of W.B. Yeats"