Comment 10 of 20, added on November 16th, 2010 at 1:11 PM.
it talks about the deavil when it says "breastless creatures under ground
Leaned backward with a lipless grin"
lee from United States
Comment 9 of 20, added on February 5th, 2009 at 7:53 PM.
It is comparing the philosophical/poetic approach of finding meaning in
life to Grishkin's approach of finding it through sex and how in the end
they are both futile. Donne & Webster are poets and the title of this poem
also alludes to the work of another poet.
Cat from United States
Comment 8 of 20, added on April 3rd, 2008 at 10:33 PM.
I like how the poem is put together how he talks about death or hell but i
didnt like the way he ended it with the jaguar that made no cense. But
other then that it was an awsome poem.
from United States
Comment 7 of 20, added on October 15th, 2007 at 12:34 PM.
A fever of sexual repression and self-loathing dressed up as cultural
commentary. Guaranteed to appeal to adolescents, and catchy to boot.
Grishkin from Ireland
Comment 6 of 20, added on May 21st, 2007 at 2:19 AM.
this poem makes no sense, why is he talking about a the ballet dancer that
he meet in london and what he trying to tell through this poem.
wally from United States
Comment 5 of 20, added on December 18th, 2005 at 6:29 PM.
I like the poem. although it is very vintage. it holds a lot of meaning. I
think it can be biblical. Because it talks about limbo aka. hell, and the
devil ( Breastless Creatures Underground leaned back toward a lipless
grin") which makes sense since some of his other poems are like that.
Sarah from United States
Comment 4 of 20, added on October 21st, 2005 at 9:04 AM.
this poem was awesome. i really like the way that it was put together.
Thanks for all the help. YOu helped me with a big project.
Chad Lewis from United States
Comment 3 of 20, added on August 18th, 2005 at 4:56 AM.
this poem makes no sense...
dylsie from Australia
Comment 2 of 20, added on January 25th, 2005 at 4:37 AM.
The line from the first stanza, "The Skull beneath the Skin" is also the
title of a crime fiction novel, by PD James. This is immediately conveyed
through the epigraph, which acts as a preface to the responder.
Comment 1 of 20, added on January 4th, 2005 at 11:17 AM.
Whispers of immortality by T.S.Eliot and also, Burkbank with a baedequer
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