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The Ogre
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By Indradas   |   Watch
Published: October 15, 2011
August 1968

the Ogre does what ogres can,
deeds quite impossible for Man,
but one prize is beyond his reach,
the Ogre cannot master speech:

about a subjugated plain,
among its desperate and slain,
the Ogre stalks with hands on hips,
while drivel gushes from his lips.


An illustration for Auden's poem, drawn in charcoal 6 years ago (Dec. 2005), at the request of a friend.
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