The art of Taking Flight - A true poetic dance high up in the Air

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Up Up & Away!

Some objects


seem weightless amongst others


floating so effortlessly


Dazzling the viewers below


Many take lift with an extreme Caution




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Such Aerodynamics


Smooth wing control


Strong Aileron's & Rudders


oh so cool Take off


The mechanics of flight is magnificent



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Its Royalty above the Airways

The one and only Michael Jordan
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The Sky's the Limit

Some objects


Just seem infinitesimally smaller



in comparison to others



far down there at a distant glance



hovering


gaining so much ground coverage



awaiting a chance


to let down the landing gear





by CloudExplorer aka Mike Pugh



Inspiration comes from many places, this one was mine as a Child, I'm 37 years old today and I still wanna be like Mike

His Airness himself Mr. Air Jordan #23

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Thanks for the wonderful flight Mike. Very expressive and the sky's the limit.


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xstatic 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

A fitting poem for your HP name, it floats, it flies. The one and only Michael Jordan, this captures his flights well. Up!


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Gypsy Rose Lee, you know I love inspirational writing, and I just had to pay Sir Airness a tribute, and help uplift the spirits of others.

Michael Jordan taught us all a great lesson in life, and that is to never quit dreaming, and never quick working hard to make it work itself out.

This is my duty and what I owe to humanity as a writer, poet, and web master, and I will never give up. I will remain focused, and write like I've never written before, here up high in these digital airwaves on Hubpages.

Thanks for paying my hub here a visit, for voting and for sharing with me like always, love your budd CloudExplorer.


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

@xstatic, Yes indeed, its people like Michael Jordan that simply have altered the path of humanity, with his sheer determination to take flight & succeed in life and basketball.

Thanks man for reading and for sharing such thoughtful words for me here, I truly appreciate it.


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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

To take flight, no matter our status life, no matter the obstacles, always trying to spread our wings and fly above the mundane of life...a beautiful poem not only about MJ but about the human spirit as well. Great job my friend!


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rahul0324 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

I am flying with you my friend! What a fantastic poem and what beautiful thoughts put to it in brilliant form!

You are a motivated soul my friend! I hope you fly high across the skies


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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

So very lovley is this piece! Your view from up in the clouds is superior, so as to produce such writing. How great would it be to be a bird for just at least an hour or so and taking flight, soaring through the air and diving back down to Earth ---so free. Voted up, awesome and beautiful. In His Love, Faith Reaper


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TToombs08 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

A very airy poem. :) Voted up. :)


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Thanks Billybuc, taking flight is something I learned to do myself, thanks to Michael Jordan motivating me years back, I use to dunk as well, but I'm only 5'11''. Its all good though I felt the love of basketball transcend from him to me way back then, and there's still a bit of the magic left.

As for life is concerned yes indeed its an inspiration to pull from such themes, I'm just trying to learn how to steer my words into the right directions today, hoping that others might somehow enjoy it a bit.

Thanks for the comforting review, and for the awesome insightful message you left me here, your one of the best at leaving them for folks for sure.


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

@rahul0324, We fly together high above these clouds here bro, it feels so comforting to know that other writers besides myself, can share in our achievements with one another.

Thanks man for your creativity as a fellow poet, and awesome hubber, I definitely appreciate your level of paying it forward for myself and others.


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Hello @Faith Reaper, yes a bird would be cool If I were one, but for now I'll stiff to trying to learn how to dunk a basketball again, lol.

Thanks for reading and for sharing with me today. Fair winds & following seas, your new Air budd CloudExplorer.


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ChristyWrites 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

What a great flight using poetry! I vote up for the symbolism, inspiration and flowing tone of this hub.


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writer20 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

Wonderful poetry I totally enjoyed.

Vote up and awesome, Joyce.


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Thanks @TToombs08 for reading and for sharing.


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Hi ChristyWrites, yup I love the whole flight concept, its my first poem about it, and I figured why not give Michael Jordan some credit while doing it.


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Thanks @writer20 I'm so happy you enjoyed my hub and also thanks for the vote, I appreciate you sharing with me.


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Happyboomernurse 4 years ago from South Carolina

Beautiful. You really captured the essence of taking flight, even momentary "lift offs" of athletes!

Voted up, awesome, beautiful and interesting.


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Thanks @Happyboomernurse, for spreading the hublove here for me, and for the vote up and all.


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raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

Michael Jordan is my most favorite basketball player, i even used his number when i played basketball during college days...way to go Mike...


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CloudExplorer 4 years ago from New York City Author

Yay! Raciniwa made it to my Michael Jordan poem, thanks for the nice message, I definitely miss them days too, and even tried to be like him in college playing B-ball.

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