High wire

The Mister is the Aerospace Engineer. He understands all the logistics of flight – lift coefficient, ground speed, flight ceiling. All I know is I’m inside a 27,000 ton hunk of plexiglass and metal that is hurling down an asphalt runway, and is supposed to lift off the ground, into the sky, and stay in […]

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Icarus

Breaking the bounds of earth, I soar above the eagles and angels. True freedom, untethered and alive. Reaching ever upward, I touch the face of the sun. The wind rushing in my ears, I skim mountain tops, scooping fists full of virgin snow to slate my parched throat. The ripest, sweetest fruit from the highest […]

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