Monday, June 20, 2016

Pelican, seen from the cabin porch on a day of rain.

"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 and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there
I've chased the shouting wind along,"

from High Flight
by John Gillespie Magee, Jr

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