11 February 2005
Sundry merrie tales of "Ye Olde Englishe," of the dayes of yore.Continue reading...
We'll spend today on The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock, and preview some older poems with language that may be less familiar to you.
With Donne, whose muse on dromedary trots,
Wreathe iron pokers into true-love knots;
Rhyme's sturdy cripple, fancy's maze and clue,
Wit's forge and fire-blast, meaning's press and screw.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)