And here’s a poem which started with mankind’s desire to soar up in the sky.
Mankind wasn’t meant to soar
Up high among the clouds
Yet like a child who’s been told “No”.
He never quite gave up.
From the strangest of contraptions
Like simple wings strapped to his arms
These aerial entrepreneurs,
Eventually they learned to glide.
Some perfected the hot air balloon,
And boy did that thing fly!
But the larger mighty zeppelins,
Turn’d to massive burning bombs
For some the balloon was not enough,
They wanted to fly faster.
So eventually those Wright brothers
They built their motorized plane.
That new and awesome aeroplane
It completely changed our world
They changed our ways of warfare
And let us reach much farther shores
Those heroic early pilots,
The Lindberghs, The Earharts.
When we all saw what they could do.
We could not help, but try to follow.
Today the skies they are all filled,
With our modern jet engine planes.
And every day so many thousands,
Can really know what it’s like to fly.