The Lark
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The Lark

The Takeoff

Poetry about flying

Photo by Sacha Verheij on Unsplash

I’ve experienced this on many flights
This time, I should get it right.

All the flight passengers are on the American Airline plane now
One was drunk talking loud behind me, while another needed to take a bow
To grab her headphones and get comfortable in her seat.
I’m working really hard to contain the anxiety I feel from my head to my feet.
The pilot…



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Gerald Washington

Gerald Washington


A curious one, writer, poet, history lover, and a fan of Haagan Das Ice Cream