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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Melting Back (poem) 

Melted Back

If we are indeed “clay
shaped by the unseen
potter’s hand,”
that one is never
but casts and molds,
kneads and thrusts
until at last
we reach a final form,
but even then
we are flung back
into the furnace,
melted back to substance
for yet another try.

Dorothy Walters
November 18, 2008

(Note: In Ancient Egyptian mythology, the god Chnum was said to have formed the first humans on a potter's wheel.--Wikipedia)
(Image from "Ceramics Today" on Wikipedia)

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