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“Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these.”

T.S. Eliot, Tradition and the Individual Talent, 1912

Art by Francesco Lojacono.

“The cultivation of Christmas trees” from Brainpickings.org

“There are several attitudes towards Christmas, some of which we may disregard: The social, the torpid, the patently commercial…” – T.S. Eliot

In a rare gem of trailblazing vision from Brainpickings.org: