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T. S. Eliot. Quoted in Nevil Shute’s On the Beach.

October 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In this last of meeting places We grope together And avoid speech Gathered on this beach of the tumid river… This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.

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T. S. Eliot. Quoted in Nevil Shute’s On the Beach.

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Poetry, Uncategorized

In this last of meeting places We grope together And avoid speech Gathered on this beach of the tumid river… This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.

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