Sunday, October 10, 2010



Four engines
Fuel-mega-drops spew
Off-and up we flew
What sweet memory

The view
Moon above
Sea below

Chaos reigned
Water's cold
Stomach of mine
Full of brine


written for Monkey Man's
Sunday 160

 Graphic: DEVIANT ART 


Sylvia K said...

Terrific and what a hoot! Glad I'm not flying off anywhere right a way!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!


RNSANE said...

I love to fly and this job loss has curtailed that so much. I can't wait to board that plane for New Orleans on Thursday!! Great poem.

Brian Miller said...

your chair can be used as a flotation device! grab one quick! nice 160 steve...mine will be up in the morning...

Claudia said...

even with the prospect of a possible crash - think we should fly anyway..

margg. said...

this reminds me of why i hate airplanes.

Deborah said...

Wonderful picture and a great 160 :o)

Jess Mistress of Mischief said...

WOW, this one has many facets. I read it over and over and I'm still not sure I can't find another facet the next time through!

Mama Zen said...

Yikes! Hope you listened to the safety lecture!

Kim A. said...

I don't fly and your last stanza puts into words exactly why I don't fly. I will close my eyes and use your 160 to imagine myself up in the air, though, because in my imagination, I am the pilot. ::I have control issues:: :-D


Ces said...

Steveroni, you and I are "flying" today except my featured transporter does not crash. What is going on? Why the heavy heart. Talk to me! Tsup!

PattiKen said...

Well done. I can't think about those things (like how a 600,000-pound object can stay up in the air) when flying or I never would. Fly, I mean.

Anonymous said...

Now that's a story and a half in 160 - well done!

Alice Audrey said...

Airsick much?

Stranger said...

Brined Shrimp = sea monkeys.
Brined primate = fish food?
You make plane crashes fun.
Nice 160.

Anonymous said...

Good grief. Did you get your peanuts before it went down?

rebecca said...

thanks for the visit to my blog...
an online picture trail for making art?
why not.
i will revisit this when i return from dia de los muertos in nov.
it's all about sharing.
si? si!

Bing (PinkLady) said...

what a unique way of depicting a plane crash. well done!

thanks for visiting my blog. :)

moondustwriter said...

You are safer than driving any day.

and you get a snack...
Happy landing

Moon Smiles

Syd said...

I think that chaos does reign on many airlines these days. I would rather go by horse and buggy.

She said...

oh, so sad...stick to the scooter! Thanks for stopping by yesterday! love hearing from you.

Crown of Beauty said...

Oh dear Steveroni, the picture is lovely, a common view for me as I go on airplanes many times a month.

But your poem...is it an imagined story, or is it one that actually happened to you?


Monkey Man said...

Mrs. MM's worst nightmare - plane crash into water. Great 160 and thanks for playing.

Dulce said...

hummm you take care, my friend!

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

That is a great 160 and picture!
Betty :)