My Wheelchair Had Wings Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share My Wheelchair Had Wings Questions & Answers.

This poem is written by Michele Sutphin whose poetry derives from her own experiences of disability. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Story of An Invitation and The Refugees so, you can check these posts as well.

My Wheelchair Had Wings Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy

  • Pinched – pale from cold, hunger or worry
  • Astound – to overwhelm with amazement

Question 1: When does the speaker’s wheelchair take a flight?

Answer: The speaker’s wheelchair takes a flight when after seeing some planes flying through the skies, she wishes she could be up there too.

Question 2: Why does the bird thank the author? What does it say when it looks at the wing on the wheelchair?

Answer: The bird thanks the author because it could sit on her leg to take a breather or rest. The bird says that if it had wings like those on her wheelchair, it could fly faster than the rest and would always be the first and the best.

Question 3: Which two things does the speaker say to prove that it is not a dream?

Answer: Firstly, it was not night time. Secondly, she pinches herself to make sure that she is not dreaming.

Question 4: What did they say to make the speaker respond – nothing would keep me down?

Answer: They were surprised to see a girl up in a wheelchair of wings, flying with a disability. So, she told them that “nothing would keep me down”.

Question 5: What does the poet tell those whom she meets on the way?

Answer: The poet tells them that they did not need a wheelchair with wings. God could give them many good things on the ground.

Question 6: ‘I can still reach out to others, in my own way.’ Suggest some ‘ways’ that the poet may think to reach out to others.

Answer: She can reach out to others by writing letters, making phone calls or sending e-mails.

So, these were My Wheelchair Had Wings Questions & Answers.

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