You want it all but you can't have it. It's in your reach but you can't grab it.
So, this poem (and Eliot himself, of course) is kind of a big deal. It's real famous, but that's because it's real good. It's a love song about being alone and sexually frustrated, so it tends to resonate among... everyone. We'll be spending at least a couple more strips with it, I imagine.
Lit Brick is a comic started by Jodie Troutman in an effort to read the entire Norton Anthology of English Literature. Having eventually succeeded in that goal, it now features comics about all manner of random literature. For more of Jodie's work, visit longtalljodie.com!