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Comment 21 of 21, added on March 15th, 2013 at 9:28 AM.
A little boy to his mother?
Last night we attended a local school concert and an 11 yr. old boy sang
this song as a soloist. I watched his mother in her wheelchair watch him
with swelling pride. Just a few days prior she received a visit from
hospice and was told she has 6 months or less to live. The angels swirled
around as the words flowed from this little boy to his mother.
Mary from United States
Comment 20 of 21, added on May 17th, 2012 at 1:30 AM.
Do you think that maybe "Morning" and "Day" could refer to Heaven after
dying? The word "Pilgrim" suggests a religious traveler. And the idea of a
"Water Lily" is a plant that floats on water with "feet"? How odd to put it
that way. It has been said that Jesus walked on water. Also, maybe the
"feathers" of the "Bird" may refer to angels. Maybe I am way off on this.
Does anyone out there know what this poem is really about? Maybe she
questions if there is reincarnation. Has anyone out there ever heard of
from United States
Comment 19 of 21, added on July 29th, 2011 at 12:15 PM.
Well maacdmaia nuts, how about that.
Comment 18 of 21, added on July 29th, 2011 at 12:00 PM.
I am totally wowed and perapred to take the next step now.
Comment 17 of 21, added on April 26th, 2011 at 2:02 AM.
gotta recite this poem in front of hole class on friday:[
hailey from United States
Comment 16 of 21, added on November 15th, 2010 at 12:53 AM.
I love this poem and emily is someone i look up to, regueardless if she
lived in her house losing contact with people everyday. She was an amazing
poet and i hope to one day be just like her. Every time i read her poems i
feel i understand exactly how she felt. So if anyone has something bad to
say then keep it to yourself; no one wants to hear your trash talk about
one of the best poets of all time.
Kimberly from United States
Comment 15 of 21, added on June 16th, 2010 at 1:31 AM.
Is heaven real?
frumpo from United States
Comment 14 of 21, added on April 9th, 2010 at 3:03 PM.
This poem is a load of crap. The poem was written by some person who lived
in their basement and never got out. Get a life.
Not retarted from Australia
Comment 13 of 21, added on November 3rd, 2009 at 1:11 PM.
I am singing two versions of this song in private voice lessons, and I am
trying to interpret the poem to add meaning to performance. I am currently
trying to decide whether it is a metaphor, comparing morning to
daylight/happiness, while the narrator currently resides in dark/sadness,
or whether it is more theoretical, like wondering why there really is a
morning, and how we as humans percieve things such as questioning whether
it has feet like water lilies. More of a perception through human nature
take. Any opinion?
Emily from United States
Comment 12 of 21, added on September 28th, 2009 at 5:49 PM.
my teacher made us sing the songfor this poem butit is amazing !!!!!!
rebecca from United States
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