Respectfully and in mourning of every death worldwide.
With apologies to W.H. Auden (1907–1973) and every Auden purist. W. B. Yeats died on 28 January 1939.
Sources: “In Memory of W. B. Yeats”, by W. H. Auden (September, 1939), © 1940 W. H. Auden, renewed by the Estate of W. H. Auden, via Poets.org; photo of W.H. Auden by Pictorial Press Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo, via the Poetry Foundation; chart in second panel from BBC News, 26 January 2021, “UK Covid deaths: Why the 100,000 toll is so bad”, by Nick Triggle, Christine Jeavans & Robert Cuffe, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-55757790; chart in third panel from the Guardian, 26 January 2021, “Why has Britain suffered more than 100,000 Covid deaths?”, by Robert Booth, available at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/26/why-has-britain-suffered-more-than-100000-covid-deaths.
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