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Analysis and comments on General William Booth Enters into Heaven by Vachel Lindsay

Comment 5 of 5, added on August 11th, 2012 at 9:06 PM.
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Comment 4 of 5, added on February 20th, 2011 at 2:19 AM.
Understanding

Charles Ives saw, read, and composed music to the poem. To understand,
listen to the music of a great american composer who understood.

CG Burille from United States
Comment 3 of 5, added on June 15th, 2009 at 9:13 PM.

There seems to be a connection between this poem and Luke 14: 16-24. (At
least I think so) The first and second stanzas seem to give a vivid
description of 'the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame' (LK 14:
21), and the description of Booth as the Master's servant who goes out and
calls them in. The life of William Booth, as recalled in this imaginitive
poem of his death, still calls us to ever-greater faithfulness in following
Jesus.

Ian Dow from Australia
Comment 2 of 5, added on April 19th, 2007 at 5:24 PM.

What a poem about a wonderful man and that Jesus was going to meet General
Booth face to face. How we all long for that same visit when we get to
heave.

Pam Werner from United States
Comment 1 of 5, added on April 12th, 2006 at 4:33 AM.

Lindsay captured what you CAN take with you from earth to the grave - or
heaven, it's people. If you've sowed your life into others like Booth
did, that reward is eternal.

katrina hanson from United States

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Poet: Vachel Lindsay
Poem: General William Booth Enters into Heaven
Added: Jun 10 2005
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Poem of the Day: Apr 27 2009


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