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Day 29: Flight, oh, flight!


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Flight, oh flight,
why are you never on time?
You make us wait in the airport lounge, 
Sometimes, we board, and sit around. 
Family and work are the ones we buzz,
As we might miss that party or that meet. 
Flight, oh ! flight, 
why are you never on time? 

Some days you have the skies to blame, 
a few other times, 
you blame the engine and its make. 
At times, it is the missing pilot, 
or you mention, the empty fuel tank. 
Flight, oh! flight, 
Why are you never on time? 

We wait to fly,
as we want to reach our site,
through the clouds,
and above the tiny lands. 
Flight, oh! flight, 
Why are you never on time?

You have reasons, a plenty,
to paint our minds.
We do fall for it at all times.

Flight, oh! flight, 
how we wish,
you will be always on time! 

A poem, inspired by the series of airplane delays that I have been hearing from my family and friends. Almost every trip, has had at least one delay. It was either the storm or the machine. Almost always, the business travel is depicted as a glamorous thing to do, but for those who always end up living out of a suitcase and spending most of their time shuttling terminals and battling delays, it sure is not the best idea for fun. 
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