Voyage by River and Sea: “Dry Salvages,” Movement I

The Four Quartets is quite an outdoors poem. We have seascapes, country hamlets, bombed-out city scenes, gardens. Sometimes these are themselves, and much more often, maybe always, they reasonate with spiritual states. In The Waste Land, that unforgettably dreary, painful beginning, April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory … Continue reading Voyage by River and Sea: “Dry Salvages,” Movement I