Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Feeling Flighty with Flights

                                                                                  Attribution: Brookie
Image: A Flying Start
Source: Wikimedia Commons (here)

A flight into the unknown
The projected journey to Mars
A one way ticket to be gone
For spectacular space travelers

A flight of stairs is nearer to reality
Though replaced by escalators in many
Movements with one’s own energy
Undoubtedly escalators make one lazy

A flight of four that is usual in golf
Play with buddies and lots of enjoyment
Lucrative sports, big money involved
For the golf pro with endorsements

A flight of fancy into realms of dreams
Fairy tales keeping youngsters in awe
But not with present day youngsters’ whims
Where with computer games they get more

For Megg's hosting at Sunday Scribblings #396, with prompt 'flight'


  1. Greed rules all with stories pretty much going by the way side

  2. Wow, not only are your words powerfully accurate, but this image ultimately defines your poem completely!

  3. i rather like my flights of fancy....more so than my golf...i dont like witnesses to my pitiful drives...ha...

  4. I'm with Brian on preferring flights of fancy. I'd rather have a flight of fancy than risk a flight to Mars. LOL.

  5. Fight or flight is a natural reaction when faced with an enemy.

  6. Hank,

    Now there are times when taking flight would be sheer bliss. Rising up and leaving those darned earthly stresses far behind. I expect we might find some new imagery and energy up there too!!!
    Loved this Hank:)


  7. well we have the power to turn reality to fantasy too :-)

  8. Imagination is often more exciting that the real thing.

  9. The magic of flight (in so many ways) is explored with great aplomb here...

  10. Flights of fancy are my favourite. Stairs less so.

  11. Pleasingly innovative and imaginative; well done.