Epistle to a Godson
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Epistle to a Godson and other poems is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1972.
This book was the last book of poems that Auden completed in his lifetime; its successor, Thank You, Fog was left unfinished at his death.
The poems included in the book were written mostly in 1968-1971. They include, in addition to the title poem, "Natural Linguistics", "Doggerel by a Senior Citizen", "Old People's Home", "Talking to Dogs", "Talking to Mice", and "Talking to Myself".
The book is dedicated to Philip Spender.