Auden

奥登·《美术馆》·《伊卡鲁斯》·查良铮·余光中

奥登·《美术馆》·《伊卡鲁斯》·查良铮·余光中

“Landscape with the Fall of Icarus” by Pieter Bruegel Musee des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden About suffering they were never wrong, The Old Masters; how well, they understood Its human position; how it takes place While someone else is eating or opening a window or just walking dully along; How, when the aged are reverently, passionately waiting For the miraculous birth, there always must be Children who did not specially want it to happen, skating On a pond at the edge of the wood: They never forgot That even the dreadful martyrdom must run its course Anyhow in…