Symbols - What does heaven look like


Birdsong is more correctly a concept rather than a symbol, and is one type of Hearing sounds and music.  It is however mentionned in many poems and stories, as such it is helpful to know that to those who wrote the stories this can be a real phenomenon not a symbol.

There is some bird-song that is so unearthly it sends shivers down your back.  It often accompanies visions or dreams and was at one time said to be the angels singing – and indeed that is exactly what it sounds like.  I have no explanation for this other than perhaps it is the angels singing!

The myth of the siren seems to have been derived from this form of input.

Charles François Jalabert - Nymphs Listening to the Songs of Orpheus



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