Simply put,
"Here is no water but only rock".

From: Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, November 11, 2011 10:30 AM
Subject: Re: What underpins 'The Waste Land'

I didn’t read the post of course. This is just an answer to the Subject Line.
What underpins TWL?
The poet’s nervous breakdown reflecting the nervous breakdown of Europe into the Insanity of 1914.
Microcosm & Macrocosm.