Wednesday, July 4, 2012
kneel to life
...the hands' work is a destiny
and life shapes itself to their scars
I love that quote. My own hands, slightly gnarled and painful sometimes, are still capable of knitting socks so beautiful that Neruda would have been inspired once again to write a poem to them, perhaps called, An Ode to 21st Century Sox: lori lori brought me a pair of socks that she knitted with her own two hands...
(from the intro to Pablo Neruda: Late and Posthumous Poems (Manuel Duran)