September 1, 1939 by WH Auden

I sit in one of the dives
On Fifty-second Street
Uncertain and afraid
As the clever hopes expire
Of a low dishonest decade:
Waves of anger and fear
Circulate over the bright
And darkened lands of the earth,
Obsessing our private lives;

From September 1, 1939 by WH Auden

Author: SJ Moran

At the time of typing this, I am editor of Willesden Herald "Story of the Month". I also write poetry and fiction, and some of my words have gone out into the world in print as well as online. Website: www.sjmoran.com