“April is the Cruelest Month”

As most everyone knows, that’™s from Eliot’™s The Wasteland. It also more than aptly describes the US death toll in Iraq this last 30 days. Though maybe a later quote from the poem is more apt: ‘œ’I will show you fear in a handful of dust.’

Eliot’™s work is often thought [...]

Commentary By: Steven Reynolds

As most everyone knows, that’™s from Eliot’™s The Wasteland. It also more than aptly describes the US death toll in Iraq this last 30 days. Though maybe a later quote from the poem is more apt: ‘œ’I will show you fear in a handful of dust.’

Eliot’™s work is often thought to aspire to be prophetic. Hmm.

Monday, April 30th, 2007 by Richard Blair |
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