'ariel poems' was the title of a series of poems which included many other poets as well as myself these were all new poems which were published during four or five successive years as a kind of christmas card.
A critical reading of a classic christmas poem ‘journey of the magi’ by t s eliot (1888-1965) was the first of a series of poems written by the poet for his employer, the publisher faber and faber, composed for special booklets or greetings cards which were issued in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The poem, a dramatic monologue entwisted in biblical allusion, is an account of the tempestuous journey from the point of view of one of the magi it narrates the perilous experience encountered by the three wise men in the search of the birth place of baby jesus.
The journey of the magi a cold coming we had of it, just the worst time of the year for a journey, and such a long journey: the ways deep and the weather sharp, the very dead of winter' and the camels galled, sorefooted, refractory, make comments, explore modern poetry.
So journey of the magi, then, often gets scrutinized for containing bits and pieces of eliot's feelings about said conversion, even though the poem itself isn't (on the surface, anyway) about eliot at all. Journey of the magi analysis as eliot said in an interview published in the new york times book review (november 29, 1953), the poem that released the stream for all his future work thus the.
The poem journey of the magi is based on the theme of the bible it is full of religious feeling the visit of the three wise men of east to palestine at the time of christ's birth has been described in a very realistic way.
The first poem that eliot wrote, journey of the magi, was released as the eighth in the series in august 1927 eliot would follow with four more poems: a song for simeon in august 1928, animula in october 1929, marina in september 1930, and triumphal march in october 1931.