Tagged: flight

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Taking Flight

Short Story I’m surrounded by concrete buildings, as hollow as cicada shells. No more than a story tall — two at the most — the windowless grey edifices dot the immediate landscape around me....

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Goodnight

Poem   Nothing is wrong, Everything is right. Some things are meant to die. Momentary happiness, then nothing felt inside. Emotions played, feelings dried. Back and forth, Left and right. Patience, patience, the tide...

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Dot Comet

Short Story   8 August, 1957 Between bouts of inescapable fatigue Taking it as a sign from God that the only empty seat on the airplane rested quiet and unassuming beside him, he took...

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Thirty Thousand Feet

Poem   Infinitesimal fireworks pop like a silent flash from a lone diode light bulb. The craft carries on northward bound as I type on these electronic keys. The boy behind me has a...

Inside the Airplane 0

From Bogota

I was on the overnight flight from Bogota to JFK, the last leg of my 24-hour long journey home after a week of hiking and no showers in Peru. Usually for international flights I...