J is for J. Alfred Prufrock

In 1915, appeared a poem that was to change the course of literature and leave its imprint forever.T.S. Eliot's J. Alfred Prufrock is a hero in a very unheroic sense. He is unsure, timid, and insecure:...an attendant lord, one that will doTo swell a progress, start a scene or two, Advise the prince; no doubt, an … Continue reading J is for J. Alfred Prufrock

C is for Cat

When you notice a cat in profound meditation,The reason, I tell you, is always the same:His mind is engaged in rapt contemplationOf the thought, of the thought, of the thought of his name...Well, I can't comment, but T.S. Eliot certainly paid a lot of attention to Cats and their names.Thus there is Macavity, the mystery … Continue reading C is for Cat