A Late Aubade
by Richard Wilbur
A Late Aubade Resources
This is a pretty boss resource for commentary on Wilbur's work.
Here's a great bio on Wilbur, plus scads more.
(Wilbur's, really.) Hear him read "A Late Aubade."
Here's a celebratory poetry reading for Wilbur's big nine-oh.
Wilbur reads and discusses several of his poems on KWLS.
Listen to Wilbur read his witty poem "The Prisoner of Zenda" and, if you're so inclined, LOL with the rest of the crowd.
Wilbur reads his poem, "The Writer" on NPR.
Wilbur was a handsome young gent.
A more recent shot.
Articles and Interviews
No, seriously—here's a 1999 archive of an interview with Wilbur in The Atlantic.
Wilbur dishes the details of his childhood and early work in this 1977 Paris Review interview.
Phyllis Rose talks a little about "A Late Aubade" and other of her favorite Wilbur poems.
Hop in this time machine and check the slide show of Wilbur's first poems in Poetry magazine.
Read Walking to Sleep: New Poems and Translations, where "A Late Aubade" appeared.