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Some Poems On Planes  
User currently offlineAirbus Lover From Malaysia, joined Apr 2000, 3248 posts, RR: 9
Posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 11713 times:

Does anyone have or know where I can get hold of some aviation related poems. Funny, practical or anyting as long as it has to do with planes.

Thank you.

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User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6206 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 11706 times:

......Food for Thought

In days gone by, I've proved my worth
By zooming low across the earth.
I've buzzed the valleys and the mountain ridges,
I've dove my craft beneath the bridges.
I've looped and spun and rolled my wings,
I've sung the songs that pilots sing.
I've tried most stunts, it must be said,
Yet never learnt to use my head.
So here's a toast--To you and me!
But you drink both, I'm dead...you see.

Last year 1,944 New Yorkers saw something and said something.
User currently offlineAirbus Lover From Malaysia, joined Apr 2000, 3248 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11687 times:

Thank you Jhooper i appreciate your input. But may i kno where u got it? and anyone else has more?

User currently offlineSkystar From Australia, joined Jan 2000, 1363 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11682 times:

Well, seeing you asked for "poems ON planes", here's one

Granted, it's a small poem  Smile



User currently offlineFredT From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 2185 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11680 times:

High Flight

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air.
Up, up the long delirious, burning blue,
I've topped the windswept heights with easy grace
Where never lark, or even eagle flew -
And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
The high unsurpassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand and touched the face of God.

Gillespie Magee
No 412 squadron, RCAF
Killed 11 December 1941

Probably the most well known aviation poem.


I thought I was doing good trying to avoid those airport hotels... and look at me now.
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