William Empson poem

Photograph by Robert Crosby

Photograph by Robert Crosby

Gods cool in turn,

by the sun long outlasted.”

– William Empson (1906-1984),

British critic, poet.

– A line from the poem To An Old Lady

See my link to William Empson writing about Chinese poetry here.

Advertisements


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s