to a skylark it describes the skylark of his happiness and he want to fly higher and higher

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I agree that Shelley is amazing. The attention to nature and the personification which exists is beautiful. Also, as litteacher points out, the poem is a metaphor. The use of natural imagery allows engaged readers to dig deeper for the underlying meaning.

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Oh, I love Shelley! The bird is a metaphor, of course. Although the poem does revel in the joy of nature, and the miracle of the skylark's flight, the true meaning of the poem is that we need to see our own lives mirrored in nature, and learn from nature's messages.
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