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Blessing the Boats - From quilting (1991), "remembering the birth of lucifer" Summary & Analysis

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From quilting (1991), "remembering the birth of lucifer" Summary

In the first stanza of this poem, Lucifer is born when a flash of light breaks from God's little finger. This birth caused light and shimmering everywhere. The second stanza reflects on that light, noting that everyone knew that much light could not remain in "one small heaven." It was too much. The seraphim, another order of angels, rustled "their three wings," a delightful extrapolation of what these angels might look like, and began watching to see what could possibly emerge from this event.

From quilting (1991), "remembering the birth of lucifer" Analysis

This is a reminiscing poem, noting that Lucifer was born from the actual body of God, breaking forth from his littlest finger. This infers or symbolizes that Lucifer was born with the potential to be...

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