[I am but a small-winged bird]
I am but a small-winged bird: But I will conquer the big world As the bee-martin beats the crow, By attacking it always from Above.
This poem is in the public domain.
About this Poem
"[I am but a small-winged bird]" first appeared in Poem Outlines (Scribner's Sons, 1908).
Sidney Lanier was born in Macon, Georgia, in 1842.
Date Published: 1908-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/i-am-small-winged-bird