Thursday 6 December 2012

'wings to fly up into heaven'


Yet I would that to me they had given
The fate of that singer so clear,
Fleet wings to fly up into heaven
Away from all mourning and fear
Oscar Wilde
A fragment from the Agamemnon of Aeschylos
in : The complete illustrated stories, plays & poems of Oscar Wilde, London: Chancellor Press 1986, p. 812/813