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Never learning how to fly

My only regret is never learning how to fly There seems to be so much freedom in the sky On a vertical, diagonal rise guiding the wind Piloting my destiny on the glide I imagine I was a rocket launching memories to space taking off My fears of high heights switching off; a golf ball to a hole-in-one teeing off On the wing of a perfect swing defining the why Defying the how; redefining aerodynamics, on a perpetual high An albatross - spanning the open oceans never to land for eternity With the turbulence of the waves crashing and washing my musicality Around the globe - be the first everyday to view a new sunrise Feet landing only to feel the lushness of the universe To take off once more and finally to my death on the wing Drifting for eternity like a signal escaping from the big bang With my molecules like particles never slowing down At the speed of light my soul learning to fly to heaven My only regret is never learning how to fly Gravity I would defy; my humanity I may deny There seems to be so much free air Where birds only sing and ever soar

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Date: 1/23/2015 4:15:00 PM
Just down the road I can get a flying lesson for £68 ! You know the basics in your mind perhaps - the same as me perhaps lets go ! Any disaster this lot on the god poetry site will surely write a nice eulogy !!
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Thabang Ngoma
Date: 1/23/2015 5:12:00 PM
Hi Nigel...thank you my friend for your offer and yes, I do have some idea of flight lol...rgds, Thabang