An, yes, to T.S. Elliot
, April is the cruellest month, but in Montgomery County, Maryland, just outside Washington, April is designated Arab American Heritage Month, in recognition of the contribution that Arab-American Marylanders have contribute to the state -- joining New York City's The Arab American Street Festival, Seattle's ArabFest, Phoenix's Arab American Festival of Arizona, Wisconsin's Arab World Fest and California's The Arab American Day Festival.
As 2017 comes to a close and resolutions come to mind, I am reminded of lines from T.S. Elliot
's poem, "Little Gidding:"
Mistoffelees, Old Deuteronomy, Gus The Theater Cat and other characters from T.S. Elliot
's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, which became the basis for Broadway's Cats.
An example is his commentary about a dinner conversation at T.S. Elliot
's home in which Paterson used the term "chromos." Cox explains that it refers to chromolithographs, cheap color prints, very common in the late nineteenth century (p.
during which he was formally welcomed into Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral after ritually knocking on the church's front doors, Cupich reflected on the image of "dry bones strewn carelessly to rot in an abandoned field under the scorching sun" used by the Prophet Ezekiel and in the poetry of T.S. Elliot
. It became a meditation on leadership.
Barnes excluded from visits, such figures as celebrity authors T.S. Elliot
and James Michener.
He also uses copious quotes from modern writers and even poets like T.S. Elliot
Thomas Paine - Edgar Allan Poe - T.S. Elliot
- Carl Sandberg - Gertrude Stein - Deepak Chopra - Upton Sinclair - D.H.