Ode to My Socks
Ode to My Socks Transformation Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
my feet into them
with threads of
and sheep's wool. (8-16)
The socks, in this first instance of slipping onto the speaker's feet, undergo their first transformation from being an ordinary object to jewel cases, somehow magically made out of dusk. The elevation of the everyday begins here.
my feet became
Once the socks have transformed, they then transform their contents: the speaker's feet. The magic of poetic transformation is contagious.