© by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973)

The shield of Achilles
Language: English 
She looked over his shoulder
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First published in Poetry, October 1952


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  • Also set in Polish (Polski), a translation by Paweł Mayewski ; composed by Zbigniew Bargielski.

This text was added to the website: 2009-01-14
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Word count: 417