Louis MacNeice

Louis MacNeice was a well-regarded member of the Auden-Spender-Day Lewis group, although not the most famous. He collaborated with Auden on Letters from Iceland. He taught for a time, married, and continued to write. His collection, Poems, published in 1935 was one of his most successful.

Prayer Before Birth

‘Prayer Before Birth’ by Louis MacNeice was¬†written during the terror struck days of World War II. It places the realities of an evil world into the mouth of an unborn baby.

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