Thursday’s Piece

“We are the hollow men

We are the stuffed men

Leaning together”

(Thomas Eliot, 1888 – 1965)

John Lentell

26th November, 1970

September 1958:  Portrait of American-born poet TS Eliot (1888 - 1965) sitting with a book and reading eyeglasses, around the time of his seventieth birthday.  (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)


One thought on “Thursday’s Piece

  1. The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do more, and you are not yet decrepit enough to turn them down.

    T. S. ELIOT,


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