> I was just reminded of what the Chorus says in 'Murder in the Cathedral' :
> "I have tasted / The savour of putrid flesh in the spoon".
> It's worth reading the full chorus online (pp. 66-8) at
> Where art thou, Shakespeare? You should have read this !!!
For years a secret shame destroyed my peace -
I'd not read Eliot, Auden or MacNeice
But then I had a thought that brought me hope -
Neither had Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Pope.
~ Justin Richardson, 'Take Heart, Illiterates', 1966