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Video: September 1, 1939, By W.H. Auden. Read by Doug Anderson

There is no such thing as the State
And no one exists alone;
Hunger allows no choice
To the citizen or the police;
We must love one another or die.

September 1, 2020 · 4 Comments

W.H. Auden: September 1, 1939

“We must love one another or die.” Today W.H. Auden’s poem September 1, 1939 resonates more than ever. First published in The New Republic in October 1939, it marks the … Continue reading

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