My head [grown slightly bald] brought in upon a platter,

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

Meaning

Refers to the Biblical story of John the Baptist, beheaded at the command of Herod upon Salome’s request. (Mark 6:14-29)

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