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Author Name: Freeleahlopez 3 Comments
Date Added: December 15, 2013 10:12:09 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Amy Johnson
 
 
Penetrating through soft light clouds; airspace; blended for all who dare to impress
Assiduous Amy Johnson did just that; a derring-do role model; a legacy;
relative in the minds of many that still lives on.
Renowned for her solo flight: London to Australia in 1930
Transcended the hitherto, male domination, seizing world-recognition
Flying away from ground possessions, flying amongst the sky-road directions
Craved for more adrenaline; G-AAAH flight, enduring all weather formats;
monsoon rains, tremendous heat, nothing deflated her sentiment. 
Intelligent, pioneering English aviator, she made household name in commonwealth.
Well deserved acceptance, she arose to fame, like a famous movie star;
no stranger to publicity nor to camera
Yet, sadly, her plane came down; controversial circumstances overlapped
Will we ever find out the truth, about how our beloved Amy Johnson died

 

 

Author's Notes:
Amy Johnson was the first female solo pilot who travelled from London to Australia in the 1930's. Still unknown to this day why her plane came down.
I posted a different version of this, this morning. However, I wasn't truly happy with it and decided to change it.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreePelagic Mind on December 16, 2013 10:30:42 AM Report

I like these biography style writes, this and William Wilberforce... If you like motorbikes try a ride in a microlight! and you'll see why Amy and Amelia liked buzzing about in the skies.. sadly I had to stop flying a microlight, but I did fly a Tiger Moth for my 50th and it was a great buzz, with its gypsy engine humming away... I am consoled these days with my motorbikes though!

 

Good piece of nostalgic writing. I enjoyed it   :O)  

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on December 15, 2013 11:39:31 AM Report
You have done a great job here we all like a bit of history... I guess they will never know what happened so many things could have happened... Engine trouble or weather who know>> Merry christmas  dear lady ~ HUgs India 
Comment By: FreeAlistair Muir on December 15, 2013 10:12:42 AM Report

Informative and a thing of beauty -- bravo!

 

Alistair





 


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