Pilot…

 

 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 wind swept heights with easy grace,
Where never lark, or even eagle, flew;
And, while with silent, lifting mind i’ve trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.
– John Gillespie Magee Jr.

 

Passed the Private Pilot practical exam today. Got my pilot’s license.  Yeah, baby…

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4 Responses to “Pilot…”

  1. T.S. Nunya Says:

    The skies may never be the same. Congratulations.

  2. SteveC Says:

    This could actually make duck and goose hunting interesting: run ’em down and get ’em in mid air instead of luring them into your blind…

  3. On A Wing & A Whim Says:

    Congratulations!

  4. Les Says:

    Congrats.

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