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Author Name: Premiumwordsworthswords 28 Comments
Date Added: June 01, 2008 16:06:08 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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I'm learning to fly, but I don't have wings
it's amazing what you can do when your heart sings
I'm soaring way up through the big white clouds
Diving and darting, screaming out loud

I'm learning to fly, but I don't have wings
it's amazing what you can do when your heart sings
I'm soaring way up to where the earth meets the sky
I'm greeting the birds as they fly by

I'm learning to fly, but I don't have wings
it's amazing what you can do when your heart sings
I'm soaring way up to where the rainbow ends
hoping that the pot of gold is not pretend

I'm learning to fly, but I don't have wings
it's amazing what you can do when your heart sings
I'm soaring way up next to the fast moving jets
looking down at the earth, this is as good as it gets

I'm learning to fly, but I don't have wings
it's amazing what you can do when your heart sings
I'm soaring way up to where time and space transcend
I'm living a fantasy that I hope doesn't end
Author's Notes:

Inspired by Tom Petty, Pink Floyd and the 747 flying by right now, LOL!

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Comment By: FreesHeRi on January 12, 2010 03:05:53 PM Report
Thanks for the Journey Joe-Blessings my friend


Comment By: FreeAdelle on November 30, 2009 01:57:45 PM Report
awesome write. good job as always
Comment By: FreeTessa on January 9, 2009 11:23:11 PM Report
i love it
Comment By: FreeJennifer on December 7, 2008 10:26:37 PM Report
I thought I read this before.  I love the

"learning to fly but I dont have wings"
As is life. Your poem is cool! I love the inspiration! Tom Petty is  a FAVORITE of mine. I seen him live and I am dying to go see him again! lol

Joe good work here so deserving of an award!


Comment By: FreePelagic Mind on November 25, 2008 08:04:43 AM Report
Joe I was just thumbing through your work and saw this one, its really good, good subject matter and a strong rhyming scheme. Well done, flyings close to my heart..
Comment By: PremiumRaymond Pinsonneault on September 6, 2008 05:05:10 PM Report
Congratulations Joe,
I read this one before, thought I had commented, but I guess, oh well!
A very good write, well-arranged & balanced. I was flying with you in "Im soaring way up  by the fast moving jets" Enlightenment & freedom a happy soul.
Check out my " flying" not airborn but just as free and light. I think.

Comment By: FreeSuzin on August 7, 2008 02:55:50 AM Report
Congratulations on your award.  I really enjoyed this poem and loved how you used those two lines in each stanza, it flowed very well.  I think we're all learning to fly without wings in some way or another, but that's just part of the adventure of life.  I think this poem is wonderful, you did a great job.

Comment By: FreeCathy on August 4, 2008 09:54:26 AM Report
Loed it even more the second time Congratulations on your award a well deserved one for sure

Comment By: FreeGee on August 4, 2008 06:35:01 AM Report
Joe....this is such an Excellent Write from you..
Congratulations, Joe..I knew it you gonna get this...

Many Hugs,
Gee xxxxxx

Comment By: Freejess on August 4, 2008 05:21:02 AM Report

This is a beautiful piece...congrats on the award

Comment By: FreeAdri on August 4, 2008 02:22:08 AM Report
And there you go!!  Congrats Joe!!!! Beautiful piece! 
Adri x

Comment By: FreeAmy on August 3, 2008 10:27:28 PM Report
Had to come back to say wooohooo! wtg Joe!



Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on August 3, 2008 09:32:16 PM Report
Joe:  congratulations on this very deserved Feature Poem Award.  Nicely done.


Lady D

Comment By: FreeSteve on August 3, 2008 09:22:30 PM Report
Way to go Joe ! Congratulations on the award.
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on June 16, 2008 10:42:39 AM Report
with the airline rates these days...looks like the only way to fly for me lol

great little write joe, i enjoyed the flight

bah bye


Comment By: FreeCathy on June 10, 2008 04:15:32 PM Report
You have captured me into the poem and I don't want to leave just loving it up here. Your words so very perfect as is you rhyming and flow. Excellent

Comment By: FreeAngel on June 7, 2008 12:02:30 PM Report
Beautiful poem Joe. When we are happy and positive it is the way we feel as though we could fly so high


Love Angelxx

Comment By: FreeS on June 5, 2008 02:24:03 PM Report

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on June 5, 2008 03:42:05 AM Report
You are in love, or have just had the acid trip of a LIFETIME...Either way, it is a very fun read...len
Comment By: FreeGee on June 2, 2008 01:49:29 AM Report
I wish I could the unknown places....


Beautiful Write Joe...



Comment By: FreeAmy on June 1, 2008 08:14:26 PM Report
I really like this. It's a happy write that left me smiling.


Comment By: FreeSteve on June 1, 2008 07:54:59 PM Report
Excellent source of inspiration Joe....very nice write.
Comment By: Premiumjohn j. carey on June 1, 2008 07:23:16 PM Report
another great piece of poetry from a great writer,john
Comment By: FreeGlata on June 1, 2008 06:35:30 PM Report
LOL I hear ya! Fly, my friend...and hey...think you can maybe teach me?



Comment By: FreeHenry M. on June 1, 2008 05:31:35 PM Report
Perhaps that 747 can fly the Yankees home and drop a few players from 50,000 ft.!!! LOL, nice write Joe.  Henry
Comment By: Premiumlionheart on June 1, 2008 05:17:40 PM Report
What a dream flight! We all have to live vicariously

at times. Nice work Joe.



Comment By: Freecolin skilton on June 1, 2008 04:22:38 PM Report
So then, which cloud are you on my friend, move over so i can sit there as well!

Excellent verses my old mucker (english expression of friendship!)

Colin : D

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on June 1, 2008 04:16:27 PM Report
 Sounds like your on cloud 9 right now... awesome feelings to experiance...((smilessss
 ~ She Whispers


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