Thomas Stearns Eliot

(1888-1965 / Missouri / United States)

Thomas Stearns Eliot Poems

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1. Ash Wednesday 1/13/2003
2. The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock 1/3/2003
3. The Waste Land 1/13/2003
4. A Cooking Egg 12/31/2002
5. Macavity: The Mystery Cat 12/31/2002
6. The Hollow Men 1/3/2003
7. The Naming Of Cats 1/13/2003
8. Eyes That Last I Saw In Tears 1/3/2003
9. The Old Gumbie Cat 1/13/2003
10. Growltiger's Last Stand 1/3/2003
11. Gerontion 5/17/2001
12. Bustopher Jones: The Cat About Town 1/13/2003
13. The Song Of The Jellicles 1/13/2003
14. Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat 1/1/2004
15. Four Quartets 1: Burnt Norton 1/13/2003
16. The Rum Tum Tugger 1/13/2003
17. Four Quartets 3: The Dry Salvages 1/13/2003
18. Preludes 5/17/2001
19. Four Quartets 4: Little Gidding 1/13/2003
20. Mr. Mistoffelees 1/13/2003

The Old Gumbie Cat

I have a Gumbie Cat in mind, her name is Jennyanydots;
Her coat is of the tabby kind, with tiger stripes and leopard spots.
All day she sits upon the stair or on the steps or on the mat;
She sits and sits and sits and sits--and that's what makes a Gumbie Cat!

But when the day's hustle and bustle is done,
Then the Gumbie Cat's work is but hardly begun.
And when all the family's in bed and asleep,
She tucks up her skirts to the basement to creep.

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