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The Last Flight~

Updated on March 28, 2016
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CrisSp is your Emergency Specialist at 37 thousand feet. A writer without a niche. Wonderwoman consumed by wanderlust!

~Night Sky~
~Night Sky~ | Source
The last Flight~
The last Flight~ | Source
City lights from 37 thousand feet~
City lights from 37 thousand feet~ | Source

Down the aisle of the metal tube,

She walked with her luscious long legged stride.

All eyes into her but she wasn’t saying a word,

What she offered instead was a palpable force

Fighting back a pleasant shiver swaying her lips.

Offering an alluring smile, confident and assuring.

Her charm swiftly vanished with a natural grace of a woman,

She sat with legs crossed and feeling her silk stockings clad

Her weary soul greedily soaked up the unsolicited attention.

There’s a bit of otherness inside herself, yet it’s the same.

She wonders if anyone could ever decipher the script on her face.

She waited for the last call that would signal descent.

Mesmerized by the night sky and the city lights

From thirty seven thousand feet without blinking, heart bleeding.

The end of the flight has come. For now, she’s out of the metal tube.

Copyright@CrisSp~TM / 03-2016. Read me: "The heart of my soul speaks to the soul of my heart by writing." ~

The Last Flight~
The Last Flight~ | Source

Did you know?

Research indicates that people fall in love with flight attendants at first sight more than any other professions. :) Source: randomfacts.com

Feel good movie to watch!

© 2016 CrisSp

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    • AudreyHowitt profile image

      Audrey Howitt 

      2 years ago from California

      I love the easy swagger to this piece--Frank is right, the flow is great!

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      2 years ago from Central Florida

      Cool poem, Cris. Rather than seeing a flight attending in a plane, I pictured an alien woman reaching Earth and disembarking from her craft.

    • Frank Atanacio profile image

      Frank Atanacio 

      2 years ago from Shelton

      wow, this was very well written.. love the flow CrisSp...:)

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Deb! You can sense it very well. Our winged friends are back. Happy Spring!

      Love from the sky~

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      manatita44: You bet! Well, thank you again.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      vocalcoach: Those words coming from one of the best and well admired poets (writers) on HP- YOU! I'm humbled. Thank you.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      RJ Schwartz: Well then, welcome aboard and thank you for flying with us. :)

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      ahorseback: Lol, Ed! Don't know really where did they get that "random fact". I'm just happy to be doing what I love doing.

      Love from the sky~

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      chateaudumer: I'm glad you did and thank you.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Vellur: Thank you. A lot of things can actually happen from the ground up to the sky and back.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Billybuc: Thank you. I'm blushing reading your comments. *giggle*

      Love from the sky~

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      Deb Hirt 

      2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Your heart is in the sky, as mine sometimes is, but it is occasionally on the ground, too. It all depends on where those wings take us.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Flourish: Thank you. I am simply consumed by wanderlust.

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      DDE: Glad that you like it and thank you for always coming by. Hope all is well in your part of the world.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Eric: Thank you and you are right..."real job" can be a real downer. :)

      Love and twinkle from the sky~

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      manatita44 

      2 years ago from london

      "thunderbolt and lightning, very, very frightening me".

      "How I wish a valourous shining Knight would keep me company."

      Seems a cool one to include. Ha ha.

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Jodah: I'm smiling reading your comments. Not sure why I picked up that "random facts" about FAs but hey, I love my job! :) Thank you for always being supportive. I appreciate it all the way.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Ed! Long legged stride heading to the Creative Exiles. I'll meet you there. :)

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Faith dear, I am humbled by your comments. Thank you.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      ahorseback: Got to check that song out Ed and perhaps into my jukebox page. :) Thank you.

      Love from the sky~

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      ChitrangadaSharan: I love taking pictures of the majestic sky and truly, it doesn't matter the time of the day (or night), there's always something mesmerizing over the horizon. My pleasure to share and thank you for reading and commenting.

      Love from the sky of the cold north~ :)

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Straight from the heart Rolly--the only way to do it and write it. However, it will not make any sense if it is not for people like you who appreciates word artistry.

      Thank you. So glad you dropped by.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Randi dear: Good to see you here. Only my feet are on the ground these days. I've left my heart in the sky. :)

      All is well my friend. Thank you.

      Hugs and love~

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      manatita44: Thank you. Easter was good and now looking forward to some real spring time. It's still cold in my part of the world. Yesterday, we had some rain and pellets at -2, "thunderbolt and lightning, very, very frightening me". Now, sing along with me, if you know the next line. :)

      Love from the (grey) sky~

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      CrisSp 

      2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      shprd74: Listening to her song right now as I type in. :) Thank you for stopping by here, Hari.

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      Audrey Hunt 

      2 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      ..."the script on her face." Priceless! One of the best poems on HP!

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      Ralph Schwartz 

      2 years ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      Wonderful imagery - this coming from someone who logs a lot of air miles. I've seen the looks on the faces of those who watch her passing...

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      ahorseback 

      2 years ago

      OMG , I never knew all men fell in love with flight attendants ! Thought it was only this old romantic !....I'm so embarrassed .....;-}

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      David B Katague 

      2 years ago from Northern California and the Philippines

      Cris I enjoyed this poem very much!

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      Nithya Venkat 

      2 years ago from Dubai

      Lovely poem, flying high and then waiting for the descent on firm ground. So much happens in between. Great write.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I have no trouble believing that more people fall in love with flight attendants than any other.....loved this poem....I wonder if you know how talented you are.

      hugs from Olympia

      bill

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      FlourishAnyway 

      2 years ago from USA

      Awesome poem! You're livin the dream, aren't you? All those strangers falling in love with you.

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      Devika Primić 

      2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Hi Cris Sp I like this poem! You greatly express with an open mind.

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      Eric Dierker 

      2 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Very nicely done. Sometimes words are worth a thousand pictures.

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      John Hansen 

      2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Ed, Cris is already a member :)

      Cris, I always wait with anticipation your next hub especially if it is poetry which you do so well. You share the feelings of a flight attendant very well. Nice pics, and I can certainly understand while men fall in love with flight attendants at first sight.

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      ahorseback 

      2 years ago

      By the way , you need to watch for a new poets and writers group , "Creative Exiles" , some former hubbers including myself ,writers are creating and as far as I'm concerned you're in !

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      Faith Reaper 

      2 years ago from southern USA

      Cris, your amazing gift with words and great talent as a poet truly shine here! Beautifully written and expressed.

      You are one of the best poets here on HP.

      I see that I've somehow missed another post of yours. Peace and hugs

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      ahorseback 

      2 years ago

      Hey Beautiful ! As an old guy I always loved the song "Silver wings " by Merle Haggard , anyway I love knowing from where this comes from , you wrote this sooo well !....Hugs !

      Some day when I meet you on that plane ,we'll write one together , love that line ....."long legged stride '!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautifully expressed, lovely poem! The pictures and quotes complement the poem very nicely.

      Thanks for sharing!

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      Rolly A Chabot 

      2 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Chris... love the poem, written with thought, talent and pose as the lady you are. Well done as always, love the play with words...

      Hugs with much love from Alberta

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      Randi Benlulu 

      2 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Great poem, Cris! Any luck on the job search? I hope all is well with you and your family. Xo

      Randi

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      manatita44 

      2 years ago from london

      An extremely beautiful poem. Like you, perhaps ..composed, poised, elegant, re-assuring, charming ... beautiful, sophisticated and in the sky. Hope your Easter was great and that Spring will be even better.

      Perhaps I'll fancy a flight attendant in your plane. A touch of romance there with the video. I use to sing that song a lot. -Manatita

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      Hari Prasad S 

      2 years ago from Bangalore

      Nice. It reminds me of a song 'she got her ticket' from tracy chapman. Heard it crissp?

      - hari

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