Ode to My Socks
Ode to My Socks Friendship Quotes
How we cite our quotes:
Maru Mori brought mea pairof socks (1-3)
In these opening lines of the poem, the relationship between the speaker and Maru Mori is laid out for the reader: they're friends, and this friendship is demonstrated with the giving of a gift of socks.
knitted with her ownshepherd's hands, (4-5)
The socks, we find out here, aren't some store-bought six-pack of interchangeable white socks. They were made by hand, which implies real friendship between the gift-giver and the speaker.
thus honoredweremy feetbythesecelestialsocks. (27-33)
The socks, since they signify the friendship of Maru and the speaker, honor the speaker's feet and, in an example of synecdoche, the speaker too.