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The Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot

Yes, I should have posted this before Christmas but Eliot’s poetry (internal link) transcends time. Eliot’s poem borrows, updates, and is inspired by the writings of Bishop Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) and W.B. Yeats (internal link). Here, an old ruler recounts … Continue reading

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Revised My Page on Eliot’s The Waste Land

I’ve added the full text of The Waste Land to my page on that poem. (internal link) Now you can read along as Sir Alec Guinness delivers a masterful recitation of this fine poem and all of its deliciously obscure … Continue reading

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Architecture and Writing and Compromises

Tom Wolfe once said that we all have to live with an architect’s mistakes. How true. My bad writing won’t assault your senses (and that of the public) every time you drive to work. That’s unlike the concrete tilt ups … Continue reading

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DHL, Serial Disorder and T.S. Eliot

DHL I am using DHL to ship for the first time and getting odd results. They charge a premium price but the service isn’t premium. To hurry up a mineral identification I had my local shipping store send a tiny … Continue reading

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