a bird in flight//a flying bird

swayingrass

Banned
Taiwanese
God's Masterpiece is Mother

God took the fragrance of a flower
...

The grace of a bird in flight
Then God fashioned from these things
A creation like no other
...

--Herbert Farnham

Hi,
Is it correct to think of "a bird in flight" in the above as "a flying bird?" Thanks.
 
  • Moglet

    Senior Member
    UK
    British/Hiberno-English
    Yes. A bird in flight is a somewhat poetic way of saying a flying bird.
     
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