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Death By Water (Poetry)
    #1438122 - 04/08/03 02:40 AM (14 years, 11 months ago)

A favorite passage:

Phlebas the Phoenician, a fortnight dead,
Forgot the cry of gulls, and the deep sea swell
And the profit and loss

A current under sea
Picked his bones in whispers. As he rose and fell
He passed the stages of his age and youth
Entering the whirlpool.

Gentile or Jew
O you who turn the wheel and look to windward,
Consider Phlebas, who was once handsome and tall as you.

T.S. Eliot "The Waste Land"


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Re: Death By Water (Poetry) [Re: AislingGheal]
    #1440088 - 04/08/03 07:10 PM (14 years, 11 months ago)

that flows nicer then most poems I read..and I hate poetry

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