Implications of Interpretion: A look at "Then" a poem by John Starks

a writing by John Starks

Cutting to the chase: This poem may be interpreted within the scope of human existence, or within the scope of the spiritual realm. The assumed scope determines the conclusions reached, or the reach of their ramifications.
(A) "The Human Scope": "Then" Sonnet by John Starks
1) master = human (Shakespeare or another)
2) creating = an act of man
3) odd a ball = strange a thing
4) craftsmen = men
5) butterflies = finished products
6) wing-borne "worms" = catepellars, precursory entities
7) kiss the sky = soar, prove transcendent (broaching the spiritual)

(B) "The Spiritual Realm"
1) master = God (men approximate mastery)
2) creating = act of God, then act of man
3) odd a ball strange a thing
4) craftsmen = men (Craftsman = God)
5) butterflies = spiritual and/or physical metamorphosis
6) wing borne "worms" = Transformed men spiritual art, divine expressions
7) kiss the sky = Celebrate the Creator, i.e., Worship

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