Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
by Richard Wilbur
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World Spirituality Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
And spirited from sleep, the astounded soul (2)
This second line establishes the existence of a soul right way. Sounds spiritual to Shmoop.
The morning air is all awash with angels. (6)
There are angels among us. And we're not talking about Nicholas Cage. In this poem, the spiritual world is a part of the everyday world, even laundry drying on the line. Sure, it seems like an unlikely place to find an angel, but hey, isn't that precisely the point?