In her latest collection of poems Twigs and Knucklebones
Sarah Lindsay revels in the pleasure of being omniscient.
He discovered a knucklebone
beneath an upholstered chair, where Grace must have stored it.
Late one night, the pirates play knucklebones
, a game like dice.
There are varied activities, such as completing a jigsaw, playing knucklebones
or writing a postcard home in Latin.
Somewhere those like us find strength to persist Knucklebones
to earth, not holding back When the body declines, to press the spirit onward Unrepentant, trying to love our lives, Our failing bodies, our failing world.
Thus in the Greek tradition the throws in the game of knucklebones
came to have allusive and learned labels.(7) The types of play and the shapes of all the objects involved were subject to great variation, and scholarship since the Renaissance has been beguiled by the fascination of discerning order and pattern in the chaotic evidence for the rules.
She joins Jok in a game of knucklebones
. Song-and-dance rhythms accelerate the displacements on-stage.
Playtime with Knucklebones
: on Saturdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 9, from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., at Clinton Parks and Recreation.
For a discussion of the tortoise in the Hymn as a toy and in relation with knucklebones
and their meaning, see Redfield 2003, 318-31.
Walberswick art historian Richard Scott has identified James Grace's brown-dressed daughters Millie and Minnie in Knucklebones
In her latest collection of poems, Twigs and Knucklebones
, Sarah Lindsay revels in the pleasure of being omniscient.
, or astragaloi -- often the bones themselves, sometimes replicas in terracotta -- were particularly popular with girls, who played fivestones.