Up, Up, and Away

January 29, 2018
By rayol BRONZE, Monticello, Illinois
rayol BRONZE, Monticello, Illinois
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I hold the bright balloons tight,
so they do not escape.

Tying them to my boring beige camping chair,
I smile.

The colors pop.
They make a beautiful scene.

I take a seat.
My mind is at peace.

Up,
Up,
and Away.


The author's comments:

I wrote this poem during our class quick write. It was inspired by seeing the picture of a man who flew over South Africa in a camping chair that he tied helium balloons to.


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