W. H. Auden (1907-1973)|
from The Sea and the Mirror
First Line: The aged catch their breath,
The Sea and the Mirror is Auden's commentary on Shakespeare's The Tempest.
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Auden was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1948, the Bollingen Prize for Poetry in 1953, and the National Book Award for Poetry in 1956.