It’s been a long day

wings-fly-bird-arms

Such longing.
How large
the muscles in our shoulders must be
to lift our wings even a single time.

~ David Romtvedt, closing lines to “Dilemmas of the Angels: Flight,” Dilemmas of the Angels: Poems

 


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  1. Jerry Peri says:

    Reblogged this on Jerri Perri and commented:
    Wow, awesome!!!

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  2. Yes…
    Even a single time!
    But then there is Pasta 😉

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  3. Breathe into those shoulders David, so you can fly another day 🦅

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  4. I just have lighter wings instead!! Ha 😇

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  5. …and how determined to do it again and again and again…

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  6. just don’t fly too close to the sun )

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  7. always wanted to fly — could watch hawks for hours. thank you (must re-post)

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  8. Reblogged this on Carrie's Bench and commented:
    to fly…

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