Sylvi Sylva

***sailing Wings - Poem by Sylvi Sylva

If I were a ship, on its maiden voyage
I would invariably face south, only if you were there
I would float west, whatever climatical weather
I would turn east, forge or even bear North West
I would forsake the compass, and its trusted North have your wind in my sails

If I were a plane, on its maiden flight
I would face the wind and its pressure, only if you were there
I would defy gravity and lift off in time, to gain your altitude
I would alter my wings, curvature, my aerofoil, and glide with you
I would descend, dropp and gradually lose my lift have your air over and under my wings


Comments about ***sailing Wings by Sylvi Sylva

  • (1/13/2008 4:44:00 AM)

    Sylvi, nice idea for a poem. Well written and enjoyable.

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  • (1/6/2008 11:59:00 AM)

    'just to have your wind in my sails' - 'to gain your altitude'
    beautiful imagery!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, January 25, 2010

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