"April is the cruellest month"

Apr 3, 2012

If you appreciate good poetry, this entry is for you.

As the calendar turned over a new month last Sunday, this opening line of T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” played in my head as I was driving between the Sunday Masses.  

When I got home on Sunday night I ‘youtubed’ to see if there was a copy of Eliot reading his own work. Yes Eliot is reading his work on youtube, and I found much more.

The Irish Actress Fiona Shaw ‘performs’ the poem on the app. Here is a taste of her presentation:


And another ‘tour’ of the app with more great bits of Fiona Shaw reading:



And here are the links to T.S. Eliot (along with others) reading his poem.




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