We have lingered in the chambers of the sea
By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown

from T.S. Eliot – The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock on Rap Genius


The “we” is again the “you and I” of the first line of the poem: the divided halves of Prufrock’s own psyche, or maybe Prufrock and the reader who identifies with him.

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