In a minute there is time
For decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.
Note the dramatic language ( i.e., one “revises” a script) that Eliot is using. Some might even suggest that this is a piece of “meta-poetry” (Eliot is referring also to himself and the writing of this poem). Regardless, the literary connotations of the word “revisions” and the line in general underline Prufrock’s attempt to “script” himself. In short, he’s saying he can’t decide what he’ll say to her…
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