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High Flight by John Gillespie Magee

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds, –and done a hundred things You have not dreamed of –Wheeled and soared … Continue reading

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The Blind Man Flies by Cuthbert Hicks

I am blind: I have never seen Sun gold nor silver moon, Nor the fairy faces of flowers, Nor the radiant noon. They speak of the dawn and the dusk, And the smile of a child, Of the deep red … Continue reading

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