"and here the Wheel"
It is significant that Eliot intended 'Gerontion' to preface 'The Waste Land'.
It's called spiritual recycling.
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Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 6:44
Subject: The Incarnation: What Was And
Shall Always Be
"In the juvescence of the year
//Came Christ the
"In depraved May,
dogwood and chestnut, flowering judas,
To be eaten, to be divided,
to be drunk
Among whispers; by Mr. Silvero
With caressing hands,
Who walked all night in the next room;
By Hakagawa, bowing
among the Titians;
By Madame de Tornquist, in the dark room
Shifting the candles; Fraulein von Kulp
Who turned in the hall,
one hand on the door. Vacant shuttles
Weave the wind. I have no
An old man
in a draughty house
Under a windy knob."
//"The tiger springs in the new year. Us he