Every time I eat a blackberry or see a blackberry, I think about Meditations at Lagunitas by Robert Hass. For somebody who loves words, the way they feel in your mouth and the way they look on the page, Hass’ poem is a gold mine of beautiful language and a love letter to the written word.
And then at the end:
There are moments when the body is as numinous
Meditation at Lagunitas
By Robert Hass