Friday Flashback, Funeral Blues by W. H. Auden

It’s been a busy week in my part of Penn’s Woods–busy, snowy, icy. And while I’ve had a lot to catch up on I thought it would be a shame to miss the chance at a Friday Flashback on W. H. Auden’s birthday. Auden was a technician, my old mentor would say, a master of…

Bonus Track, “Funeral Blues” by W. H. Auden

Last night I read a poem here by W. H. Auden. I wanted to read this one, but all the readings I’ve seen online seem to pale compared to this scene. Thanks to my friend David M. for pointing this out to me a few years back. I still have to see this movie. I…