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empyrean

Archaic the highest part of the (supposedly spherical) heavens, thought in ancient times to contain the pure element of fire and by early Christians to be the abode of God and the angels
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SPARK approached literary fame, with similar misgivings, wanting--she would write in her poem, 'Against the Transcendentalists"--to "reserve / The right not to try to / Fulfil the wilderness or fly to / Empyreal vacuity with an eye to / Publication.
Yet according to Mormon doctrine, families are awarded with empyreal togetherness only if every member "behaves.
Love moves the full gamut from empyreal to earthly harmony and, in a reverse process, returns, pushing upwards, and pulling us along, to the heavens.
On another, it is a love letter to a sailor--the first sailor in the world--that is, the one who guides his craft beyond the empyreal doorjamb.