An angel song
Posted by Victoria S Dennis on September 24, 2007
In Reply to: An angel song posted by Bob Dillon on September 24, 2007
: Eugene Field, 1850-1895, in his poem Little Boy Blue, uses the phrase 'an angel song' awakened our Little Boy Blue. Exactly what is phrases intention?
It means "a song sung by angels". This is a euphemistic way of saying that the little boy died and went to heaven, which is why his toys are still where he left them many years ago. (VSD)