At The First Turning Of The Second Stair I Turned And Saw Below The Same Shape Twisted On The Banister .
At the first turning of the second stair
I turned and saw below
The same shape twisted on the banister
Under the vapour in the fetid air
Struggling with the devil of the stairs who wears
The deceitful face of hope and of despair.
-- TS Eliot
There was a young man from Bel-Aire Who was screwing his girl on the stair, But the banister broke So he doubled his stroke And finished her off in mid-air.
QOTD: "It's not the despair... I can stand the despair. It's the hope.
Television is a medium of entertainment that permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time - and yet remain lonesome.
-- T.S. Elio...
Because I do, Because I do not hope, Because I do not hope to survive Injustice from the Palace, death from the air, Because I do, only do, I continue.
.. -- T.S. Pyncho...
Halfway down the stairs Is a stair Where I sit. There isn't any Other stair Quite like It.
I'm not at the bottom, I'm not at the top; So this is the stair Where I always Stop....
I think we are in Rats Alley where the dead men lost their bones. -- T.S. Elio
And the first one said to the second one there, "I hope you're having fun.
You're not gonna believe this. I saw a murder. I got there five minutes after it happened.
Apparently, from what I saw, the body fell onto a chalk line exactly the same shape....
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
-- T.S. Elio...