- n United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)
- David Malouf in Sydney Morning Herald
He was one of the two or three great heirs of WH Auden,Malouf told the Herald yesterday. "He was absolutely a poet whose context was international."
- WH Auden in Guerrilla News Network
Look, we read this Wordsworth poem and a white kid and a black kid became friends as a result." And the point is poetry is, as Auden says, "Poetry makes nothing happen."