“Who knows if the moon is
a balloon,coming out of a keen city
in the sky filled with pretty people?
( and if you and I should
get into it, if they
should take me and take you into their balloon,
we’d go up higher with all the pretty people
than houses and steeples and clouds:
away and away sailing into a keen
city which nobody’s ever visited,where
it’s Spring) and everyone’s
in love and flowers pick themselves”
― Collected Poems
Don’t sell mirrors
in the marketplace of the blind .
Don’t recite any poems
in the marketplace of the deaf.
Μη πουλάς καθρέφτεs,
στην αγορά των τυφλών,
μην απαγγέλλεις ποιήματα,
στην αγορά των κουφών.
Roses are red
Violets are blue,
Presenting a spoon
Means I love you
Welsh love spoons are decoratively carved wooden spoons that are often presented as a gift of romantic intent. The love spoon is normally decorated with various symbols of love and were traditionally intended to showcase the skills of the carver.
The giving and receiving of lovespoons between lovers, friends and family is a Welsh custom that dates back to the 17th century. Young men over the centuries lovingly carved a love spoon from one piece of wood using symbols of love such as hearts, celtic knotwork, bells and horseshoes to create a beautiful and lasting gift. Continue reading