"A Song of Flight" is a song written by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1895, as his Op.31, No.2, with the words from a poem by Christina Rossetti.
The song was first performed by the Irish baritone Harry Plunket Greene in St. James's Hall on 2 March 1900, together with After, Op. 31, No. 1.
A Song of Flight Wikipedia
A SONG OF FLIGHT
While we slumber and sleep
The sun leaps up from the deep.
Daylight born at the leap!
While we linger at play,
If the year would stand at May!
Winds are up and away
It is time to arise
To race for the promised prize,
The Sun flies, the Wind flies.