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A certain resonance, that is, vis-a-vis Eliot's failed first marriage.
I also look at it in the light of Eliot's early poem 'La Figlia che Piange.'

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/47655

CR

On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 10:05 AM Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Just reminded of a poem from my collection ACHES OF HEART (Calcutta:
> Writers Workshop, 1988). This to me has a certain resonance vis-a-vis
> Eliot's picture at the following link. Too presumptuous?
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> https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._S._Eliot#/media/File%3AT.S._Eliot%2C_1923.JPG
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> *Dans le Jardin *
>
> I did not know
> Crossing the threshold
> Would mean
> Taking all the steps.
> I had fancied
> The perfection only
> Of one step together.
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> CR
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