April is the cruellest month

‘April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.’

from T. S. Eliot, ‘The Waste Land’

Listen to this incredible clip of Eliot reading part one of his own poem, from the Poetry Archive, here:

Eliot – The Waste Land, Part One

You can also listen to the rest of the poem by following the links on the Poetry Archive here:



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