‘Rhapsody On A Windy Night’ by T. S. Eliot

‘Rhapsody On A Windy Night’

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“Twelve o’clock.
Along the reaches of the street
Held in a lunar synthesis,
Whispering lunar incantations
Dissolve the floors of memory
And all its clear relations,
Its divisions and precisions,
Every street lamp that I pass
Beats like a fatalistic drum,
And through the spaces of the dark
Midnight shakes the memory
As a madman shakes a dead geranium…”

You can read the complete poem here. T. S. Eliot died on this day in 1965, you can read more of his work through Surrey Libraries.

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