Dry Salvages


The land's edge, also the granite

Acrylic paint on canvas
(107cm x 107cm)


The beaches where it tosses

Acrylic paint on canvas
(107cm x 107cm)


The Dry Salvages is one of the four poems in T.S. Eliot's 'Four Quartets'.  The four poems in part explore the theme that time destroys but also preserves: “ Time present and time past.”

“      The river is within us, the sea is all about us;
The sea is the land's edge also, the granite,
Into which it reaches, the beaches where it tosses
Its hints of earlier and other creation:”

T.S Eliot, excerpt from 'The Dry Salvages'.


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