Unformatted text preview: go to heaven you don’t bring your work or hobbies, but then that you serve God. Therefore you would no longer need your work or pastimes. Passing the school, field and sunset are metaphors for a lifetime. You start out as a child, who has not yet learned anything, and then you grow and need to toil in fields to make money and food, and the sunset represents the end of your life. Then house mentioned towards the end of the poem is her final resting place, her new home. The swell in the land, the highest point being only a pile or earth, this represents her physical resting place, her body’s grave. Then stating it has been centuries since the last moment of the grave shows that she has reached eternity and her spirit is what has lived on. Then the final line saying they are still going to eternity makes complete sense because you can not actually reach eternity as it lasts forever....
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- Fall '08
- English, Debut albums, 2004 singles, 2004 albums, final resting place