Keeping the rhythm in their dancing
As in their living in the living seasons
The time of the seas and the constellations
The time of milking and the time of harvest
The time of the coupling of man and woman
And that of beasts. Feet rising and falling. Eating and drinking. Dung and death.
Authentication Score 3
Eliot, T. S. "East Coker." New English Weekly, March 1940.
Eliot, T. S. "East Coker." Four Quartets. Faber & Faber, 2019.