Feeling numb is an oxymoron,
or is it oxycontin?
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Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2010 4:06
Subject: Re: Baudelaire's "Cats"
And yet for all that, it is Eliot
who impresses most with his unique idiom of poetry -- a new voice
-- what "with polysemy, multiple subject positions and voices,
disjunctive narrative and other formal elements", as Diana Manister so
aptly put it.
"Let us go then, you and I,
evening is spread out against the sky
Like a patient
etherised upon a table;"