T.S. Eliot: There Is Not Enough Silence

T. S. Eliot, Ash Wednesday Lois Untermeyer, In Modern American Poetry, says "Ash Wednesday" is perhaps T. S. Eliot's most perfect poem.  It's perfect for beginning a season contemplating both speech and silence. Eliot is best known for "his brooding masterpiece" The Waste Land, the cryptic condemnation of desiccated, fruitless modernism. In this, Fr. George Rutler … Continue reading T.S. Eliot: There Is Not Enough Silence