splash pg1-neruda-everything that lives

Photo by: Amber Gray

…Your body is pure as the water…Your blood is quick as the soil. Everything you do is full of flowers, rich with the earth. Your eyes go out toward the water, and the waves rise; your hands go out to the earth, and the seeds swell; you know the deep essence of water and the earth, conjoined in you like a formula for clay… This is how you become everything that lives. And so at last, you sleep within my arms as I push back the shadows so you can rest…
Pablo Neruda