Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
by Richard Wilbur
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World Life, Consciousness, and Existence Quotes
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To accept the waking body, saying now
In a changed voice as the man yawns and rises, (27-28)
Some hope at last. The soul isn't abandoning the body, and the human might have a chance at awareness. "Waking" in these lines is key; it reminds us of "awakening," which packs in a lot more meaning.