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One Day In 'nam

A good friend died
On a helicopter ride.
Flight testing his bird,
Or so I have heard.
The engine wheezed
And then it seized.
He tried to auto-rotate,
But the end wasn't great.
Thought it wasn't overloaded,
His Loach crashed and exploded.

He escaped, but returned
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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: death of a friend
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Pamela Sinicrope 09 September 2015

I really enjoyed your poem about your friend. Well written. There is a typo with the word 'Load.' Well done. Thanks for sharing.

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Rich Reitz 08 October 2015

Pamela, If the word you mean is Loach, that is an Army designation for a Light Observation Helicopter.

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