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I saw a flight of sparrows through the air

Lesbia Harford 1891 (Brighton) – 1927 (Australia)



I saw a flight of sparrows through the air.
Oh, let us rise
Out of the weaknesses of our despair
To burning skies.
Let us take wings for flight from home and friends
And sweet desire.
From comfortable earth the soul ascends
To heavens of fire.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Lesbia Harford

Lesbia Harford was an Australian poet, novelist and political activist. more…

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