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The Airplane by Samuel Barasch
published in Volume 2, Issue 1 on January 20th, 1995

Strangers with magazines sit all around me.
My ears pop in the second hand air.
Red lipstick skitters up and down the aisle whispering loudly,
"Please make certain your lapbelt is securely fastened,
and that your traytables & seatbacks
are in the upright & locked position."
While outside our pressurized coffin,
the wind sprints by,
and the wings rattle like tissue paper.

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