Do I dare?

Created by me, with Mixel

For I have known them all already, known them all:
Have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons,
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons;
I know the voices dying with a dying fall
Beneath the music from a farther room.
So how should I presume?

And I have known the eyes already, known them all —
The eyes that fix you in a formulated phrase,
And when I am formulated, sprawling on a pin,
When I am pinned and wriggling on the wall,
Then how should I begin
To spit out all the butt-ends of my days and ways?
And how should I presume?

– from “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot

  • Mackenzie M Field

    T.S. Eliot is a God. Love the photo as well. Nice to see another Portlander blogging :)

    • Brynna Lynea King

      I love him! Thanks for commenting… it’s always good to connect with Portland folk. :)

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