Wednesday, April 11, 2007


It was never enough to be normal.
She was most alive off the earth,
flying over a man's world.
The first woman to fly solo
across the Atlantic.
The first human to fly solo
from Hawaii to the US mainland.
But it wasn't enough.
She died trying
to fly around the world,
died doing what she loved,
not being normal.

Copyright 2007 David Elsey