Ode to My Socks

Ode to My Socks Character List

Maru Mori

Full name: Maruja Vargas de Mori

A friend of Neruda’s.

Her husband was the Chilean painter Camilo Mori.

The Speaker

The speaker is a friend of Maru Mori, and someone who really appreciates handmade socks!

Socks (2)

Handmade by Maru Mori for the speaker out of sheepswool. The speaker finds them audacious, luminous, handsome, beautiful, and good.