Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 21 October 1772 - 25 July 1834, was one of the 'lake poets' of the English Romantic period. He is most famous for 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', 'Kubla Khan', and 'Christabel'. Here is a recording of 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', read by Andrew Bone:
Thomas Stearns Eliot, 1888 - 1965, commonly referred to as T.S. Eliot, a nobel prize for literature laureate, and the author of the set of poems 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' (1939), which the musical 'Cats' is based on. In 1925, he published "The Hollow Men", a powerful poem about death, and takes the listener on a journey through the troubled poet's mind, as he sought to cope with the world in the aftermath of the devastation of World War One, and his own personal depression and difficulties.
The final two lines have entered popular culture:
In this reading, Andrew Bone expresses his love for the poem's labyrinth darkness, and the polemic of existence it evokes.
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