Art and poetry (ctd.)

July 24 2018

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Picture: Musee des Beaux Arts, Brussels, 'Landscape with the fall of Icarus', by Peter Brueghel the Elder.

I was ambling through the Oxford Book of English Verse last night, and came across W.H. Auden's Musée des Beaux Arts. Regular readers know that I'm keen on art historical poetry, but it's a small genre, and I think Auden's poem must be the best:

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