Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #4

There are moments when the body is as numinous
as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. (lines 28-29)

Um, we imagine that those "moments" might have something to do with sex. Even the days are erotic when he compares them to "good flesh." In this poem, sex is one of the ways we connect the world of particulars with the world of ideas.

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