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Symbols - What does heaven look like

Clay

The word clay is used in numerous texts to mean form, but more specifically the body.  Thus we will find clay pots, clay vessels or just… clay.  See also Pitcher and jug.

It is an ideal symbol as one can combine it with the idea of filling it with wine.

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

Between the form of life and life

The difference is as big

As liquor at the lip between

And liquor in the jug

The latter – excellent to keep

But for ecstatic need

The corkless is superior

I know for I have tried

 

Painting by author of website – ‘Jugs’

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