Three Poems in Lieu of a Proper Sermon for Epiphany 2018

The Island Parson

ts-eliot-9286072-1-402Journey of the Magi                         T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Eliot was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised a Unitarian. After attending Harvard he went to Oxford in 1914 to work on a doctorate in philosophy. After his marriage in 1916 he had many many personal difficulties, which resulted in poems such as The Waste Land (1922) and The Hollow Men (1925). By the late twenties he was an Anglican, a UK citizen, and a monarchist. For many he may be best known for having written the book of light poetry which became the libretto for the musical Cats. Eliot won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948. This poem was written in 1927, a year after Eliot had converted to Christianity and had been baptized into the Church of England. The first lines echo a well known sermon by Lancelot Andrewes

A cold coming we had of it,
Just the…

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Auteur : Margarita Garcia Alonso

Quantum poet Poet, journalist, visual artist. BA in Journalism University of Havana, Cuba. Master of Graphic Industries in Fodeno, France. His work is considered Heritage of contemporary art in Normandy. Creaciones: AMAZON: MARGOTINA BOUTIQUE :

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