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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
A woman drew her long black hair out tight And fiddled whisper music on those strings And bats with baby faces in the violet light Whistled, and beat their wings And crawled head downward down a blackened wall....
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), U.S.-born—British poet, critic. The Waste Land, "What the Thunder Said."
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