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“I battered the cordons around me/ And cradled my wings on the breeze,/ Then soared to the uttermost reaches/ With rapture, with power, with ease!”
Georgia Douglas Johnson
“We have not wings we cannot soar; but, we have feet to scale and climb, by slow degrees, by more and more, the cloudy summits of our time.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.”
“He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sunrise”
“Four ducks on a pond, / A grass-bank beyond, / A blue sky of spring, / White clouds on the wing: / What a little thing / To remember for years - / To remember with tears!”
“And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
“Time's winged chariot hurrying near.”
“Jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.”
“Angel-duck, angel-duck, winged and silly, / Pouring a watering-pot over a lily.”
“You cannot fly like an eagle with wings of a wren.”
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