But I Love Your Feet- Neruda

Pablo Neruda is like an old friend to us. He touches deep into our hearts and says so well what our hearts desire to proclaim to the world. This poem is one of those magical, mystical poems that, with simple images points to the deep place of love in the core of our being. Please, savor the feelings of love deep in your heart.

When I cannot look at your face
I look at your feet.
Your feet of arched bone,
your hard little feet.
I know that they support you,
and that your sweet weight
rises upon them.
Your waist and your breasts,
the doubled purple
of your nipples,
the sockets of your eyes
that have just flown away,
your wide fruit mouth,
your red tresses,
my little tower.
But I love your feet
only because they walked
upon the earth and upon
the wind and upon the waters,
until they found me.

We hope you have enjoyed your visit and this has been helpful in touching your heart.

Charlie and Cheryl Cavalconte
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Why no images on our blog?  Wedding images come and go with fashion and with the season, so many and so varied. We feel it is the words you share with each other, during your wedding ceremony, that are some of the most significant and intimate words you will ever share and, like gems, are unique and personal.

Your Feet

When reading Pablo Neruda, the words sensuous, exquisite, and real come to mind immediately. This gem, YOUR FEET, is an apotheosis. With a few, simple, very well chosen words, he weaves for us an intimate tapestry displaying a warm, lush, rich glimpse into the overflowing heart place of a lover’s desire, touching each of us very deeply. Pablo, thank you very much.

In a few weeks this poem will be shared during the marriage ceremony of two young and very gifted actors.

YOUR FEET

When I cannot look at your face
I look at your feet.

Your feet of arched bone,
your hard little feet.

I know that they support you,
and that your sweet weight
rises upon them.

Your waist and your breasts,
the doubled purple
of your nipples,
the sockets of your eyes
that have just flown away,
your wide fruit mouth,
your red tresses,
my little tower.

But I love your feet
only because they walked
upon the earth and upon
the wind and upon the waters,
until they found me.

Pablo Neruda

 

Enjoy,
Charlie and Cheryl Cavalconte
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