Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)

"I have undergone sharp discipline which has taught me wisdom; and then, I have read more than you would fancy." Emily Brontë


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Friend of My Youth
Alice Munro
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Margaret Atwood

Let us go then, you and I ...

The recent facebook 'post a poem and get a poet' meme showed a dearth of poetic sensibility on my feed, but what it did do (thank you Ceridwen!) was get me to go back and read again TS Eliot's The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock.


And then stumble across various readings, including Eliot's own, linked in the title, and also:


Anthony Hopkins'


and, oh kill me now, who is this VERY famous actor?


Christopher Plummer (?)


I like Eliot's own best; followed by Hopkins', which at first I thought too rushed but after a couple of listens, like his modulation of timing and emphasis.