Poemsoetry

Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.


You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!

John Gillespie Magee Jr Poems | Quotes | Articles

John Gillespie Magee Jr Photo
Biography | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

John Gillespie Magee Jr poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best John Gillespie Magee Jr resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

John Gillespie Magee Jr Biography...John Gillespie Magee, Jr. (9 June 1922 – 11 December 1941) was an American aviator and poet who died as a result of a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire during World War II. He was serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force, which he joined before the United States officially entered the war. He is most famous for his poem "High Flight."


Poems below...



Top 5 Gillespie Magee Jr Poems

More Information

Sorry, no poems have been posted.

All John Gillespie Magee Jr Poems

Sorry, no poems have been posted.

More Information

Articles by or About John Gillespie Magee Jr

Articles about John Gillespie Magee Jr or articles that mention John Gillespie Magee Jr.

Sorry, no articles found.

More Information

Gillespie Magee Jr Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by John Gillespie Magee Jr.

See also: All John Gillespie Magee Jr Quotes

Quote Left Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left ...[I] put out my hand, and touched the face of God. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment