April is National Poetry Month! I am trying to write something every day, posting variously on this blog, on Twitter (@yearningangel) or on NaHaiWriMo’s Facebook page. This poem was in response to their April 4th prompt (“celestial”) and ongoing news about the worrisome situation in Korea.
fly to the heavens
This majestic and powerful bird has deployed in three international skirmishes (aka wars). As much as I admire the amazing technology–and the brilliant people who developed, produced, operate and maintain it–I hope it will not be needed in a fourth.
Today’s photo was taken by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Dorus of the U.S. Air Force. You can see more at the U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit web site.