Flightless Bird, American Mouth (оригинал Iron And Wine). Бескрылая птица, американский рот (перевод ). I was a quick wet boy, diving too deep for coins. Я был резвым пареньком и глубокo нырял за монетами. All of your street light eyes wide on my plastic toys.
Free to fly free to roam. Without a care in the world. Not worring where I'm going. Higher and higher soaring the skies. I wish I were a bird. Just to fly and be me. To be happy soaring the skies. Reality cuts like a knife.
I wish I could be like a bird in the sky How sweet it would be if I found I could fly Well I'd soar to the sun and look down at the sea And I'd sing cause I know how it feels to be free
I wish I were" is the most correct form, and, if you are writing a formal piece of writing, definitely go for it. No one can tell you that you are wrong. It is one of the few remaining uses of the subjunctive mood in English. Nevertheless, you can often hear and read (also in reliable sources) I wish I was ( I wish I + past simple indicative of be ) that can be regarded as acceptable. Even the Oxford Learner’s Dictionary considers it as correct.
Azumanga Daioh - I Wish I Were a Bird.
Free as a Bird is the ninth studio album by the English rock band Supertramp, released in 1987. The album was a turn of direction of sorts, with most of the songs stepping back from their progressive rock sound, employing synthesised dance beats and rhythms. Chief songwriter Rick Davies later recalled, "Free as a Bird was an experiment to try and be modern and build it up with computers and drum machines and have people come in one by one, which makes you lose the band spirit a little bi.
Limb by limb and tooth by tooth Tearing up inside of me Every day every hour I wish that I was bullet proof. Wax me Mould me Heat the pins and stab them in You have turned me into this Just wish that it was bullet proof. So pay the money and take a shot Leadfill the hole in me I could burst a million bubbles All surrogate and bullet proof. And bullet proof And bullet proof And bullet proof.
I wish your cousin (had been) at yesterday’s party. If I (were) a bird, I would be able to fly. This sentence is perfect! No correction needed!