Quotation by W.H. Auden

"The glacier knocks in the cupboard,
The desert sighs in the bed,
And the crack in the tea-cup opens
A lane to the land of the dead.
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet, essayist. As I Walked Out One Evening (l. 41–44). . .

Juvenilia; Poems, 1922-1928 [W. H. Auden]. Katherine Bucknell, ed. (1994) Princeton University Press.
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