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Evening Flight

Up and away like a bird at night,
Above the cloud what a wondrous sight,
A gentle lift floating in the wind,
Gone the city its lights have dimmed.
To the right are remnants of sun,
Orange against blue it's almost done,
In the distance a star or two,
Suddenly above the moon peeps through.
An upturned crescent bright as can be,
No greater contrast could you ever see?
There it is suspended in space,
A golden orb in its proper place.
Our silver plane heads south this date,
Lets heartily from food on plate,
Drink good coffee relax in style,
A trip completed a journey worthwhile.
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I have been writing poems for forty years and written about all sorts of things. Somehow I get creating streaks and can write up to 4 or 5 poems at once of varying subjects. I find it is a good way to record events of the day and bring history to life.The mental aspect is a balance against keeping fit,work and life in general. more…

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