I just sort of take it from a character perspective and I don't know if he was necessarily spiritual but I do think he had hope. He was a character that was comfortable having hope in his life and hope is faith.
Poetry should be great and unobtrusive a thing which enters into one's soul and does not startle it or amaze it with itself but with its subject.
Now a soft kiss - Aye by that kiss I vow an endless bliss.
I write poetry in order to live more fully.