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TANU89
10-24-2010, 12:25 AM
HI,,,,, I have some problem with ' i never lost asmuch but twice'
Will you help me in understandig the lines

Angels-twice decending
Reimbursed my store-
burgular! Banker-father!
I am poor once more

Gladys
10-27-2010, 03:04 AM
Angels-twice descending
Reimbursed my store-
burgular! Banker-father!
I am poor once more

Angels descending probably alludes to Jacob's ladder of Genesis. Coming down from heaven, angels rescued the poet from desolation. But earthly agents - burglar, banker, father - dragged her down once more. The infinite saves: the finite destroys.


Genesis 28:12___And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.