Treasure Island

Thomas Stearns Eliot

(1888-1965 / Missouri / United States)

Poems of Thomas Stearns Eliot

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1. A Cooking Egg 12/31/2002
2. Ash Wednesday 1/13/2003
3. Aunt Helen 5/17/2001
4. Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar 12/31/2002
5. Burnt Norton 1/3/2003
6. Bustopher Jones: The Cat About Town 1/13/2003
7. Conversation Galante 5/17/2001
8. Cousin Nancy 5/17/2001
9. Dans le Restaurant 5/17/2001
10. East Coker 1/3/2003
11. Eyes That Last I Saw In Tears 1/3/2003
12. Four Quartets 5/17/2001
13. Four Quartets 1: Burnt Norton 1/13/2003
14. Four Quartets 2: East Coker 1/13/2003
15. Four Quartets 3: The Dry Salvages 1/13/2003
16. Four Quartets 4: Little Gidding 1/13/2003
17. Gerontion 5/17/2001
18. Growltiger's Last Stand 1/3/2003
19. Gus: The Theatre Cat 1/3/2003
20. Hysteria 5/17/2001

Hysteria

As she laughed I was aware of becoming involved in her
laughter and being part of it, until her teeth were
only accidental stars with a talent for squad-drill. I
was drawn in by short gasps, inhaled at each momentary
recovery, lost finally in the dark caverns of her
throat, bruised by the ripple of unseen muscles. An
elderly waiter with trembling hands was hurriedly
spreading a pink and white checked cloth over the rusty
green iron table, saying: 'If the lady and gentleman

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