One difference between poetry and lyrics is that lyrics sort of fade into the background. They fade on the page and live on the stage when set to music.
Nonetheless do I have respect for people who believe in the hereafter? Of course I do. I might add perhaps even a touch of envy too because of the solace.
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book too.
Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas and it was well received....