For his first 20 years T.S. Eliot summered in this Eastern Point cottage.
Gloucester's T.S. Eliot
On posh Eastern Point Upscale Gloucester Harbor views Summer cottages His first 20 years On from St. Louis To catch the breeze Something in the heir Young Tom Shuffled to and fro Later as renowned T.S. Eliot Thinking of Michelangelo What lingered Informing the poetry Of 18 Edgemoor Road While quite grand In its shingled way Modest compared to Ramparts or Beauport Hammond’s Castle Across the bay While Eliot To the manner born Formed his Autocratic style So much better In every sense Than the rest of us Toilers of the deep