the finest crystals of enlightenment

From Jim Harford’s “Merton & Friends”

Here’s an excerpt from Jim Harford’s book “Merton & Friends” in which Alexander Eliot writes to Robert Lax in 1962 about how important it is that his poetry gets a wider readership because, in his words: “[Your poems] are the finest crystals of enlightenment now being formed anywhere within my ken.”

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