In my thoughts I have seen rings of smoke through the trees
There is a similar line in the Wordsworth’s poem, “Tintern Abbey,” which goes:
“wreaths of smoke, sent up, in silence, from among the trees!”
Both that poem, and this song, deal with Romantic and “Mystical” themes.
Some have suggested it could have also been semi-inspired by allusion to rings, in J.R.R. Tolkien’s, “Lord of the Rings”
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