Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Week in Review
Musee des Beaux Arts
W. H. Auden
About suffering they were never wrong,
The old Masters: how well they understood
Its human position: how it takes place
While someone else is eating or opening a window or just walking dully along;. . .
BY ELIZABETH BISHOP
Oh, but it is dirty!
—this little filling station,
to a disturbing, over-all
Be careful with that match! . . .