American Life in Poetry: Loving the Hands
Julie Suk is a North Carolinian who, like all good writers, has taught herself to pay attention to what's happening right under her nose. Here's a good example of her poetry.
Loving the Hands
I could make a wardrobe
with tufts of wool
caught on thistle and bracken.
I might have woven whole cloth.
Come watch, the man says,
with the precision of long practice,
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