Joshua Akinwande


FRIEND ON THE FLIGHT


(Dedicated to Dana Rugina)

On that very cool and refulgent evening
Flying from Europe to Africa
Luck placed me beside you
How beautiful it was to look at your pretty face
How wonderful to know you are from Romania
How pleasant it was to have a seat beside you
How glad I was to know you are a mathematician
Though accented, paid kin attention to listen to me
I had a smooth and sweet flight
Not because it was an Egypt Airline nor that I sat in business class
But because you keep my company
“Is your final destination Egypt? ” ignited our conversation
“A man that keeps quite will die” will I always remember
Because they are words of wisdom
I believe I’ll see you again
Friend on the flight
Where and when, that I cannot say.

(c) 2011

Submitted: Saturday, August 20, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (FRIEND ON THE FLIGHT by Joshua Akinwande )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Television, Roald Dahl
  9. XVII (I do not love you...), Pablo Neruda
  10. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Love, Kela LewisMorin
  2. What Is Right?, Kela LewisMorin
  3. Happy New Year, Kela LewisMorin
  4. 01 - A Little Talk, George Hunter
  5. Belief, Kela LewisMorin
  6. Tum Aate To, Akhtar Jawad
  7. Dark Crevices, Kela LewisMorin
  8. I Submit, Vera Sidhwa
  9. Nadine, David Lewis Paget
  10. Experiencing Humiliation, Lawrence S. Pertillar
[Hata Bildir]