> If it is possible to see the correspondences "faded song" = Vivienne;
Royal Rose = Emily Hale; spray of > lilacs = Verdenal; then the personal
element here adds even more to its stature.
I'm having a problem with Verdenal. DS mentions a lavender spray, not a
spray of lilacs. Where was Verdenal ever associated with lavender?
I'm not sure about the relevance of the private/biographical here. If the
lines have a personal dimension, why introduce them as a paraphrase of what
Krishna said? Also, who would then be 'those who are not yet here to
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