Fear of Flying

2008 Poetry





Afraid of complying dying, here’s

to my phobic flying crying fears

Author's Notes/Comments: 


A tyburn is a six line poem with a set syllable count.
The first four lines rhyme and are all descriptive words.
The last two lines rhyme and incorporate the 1st, 2nd,
3rd, and 4th lines as the 5th to 8th syllables.

The structure is:

line 1 - 2 syllables

line 2 - 2 syllables

line 3 - 2 syllables

line 4 - 2 syllables

line 5 - 9 syllables

line 6 - 9 syllables

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very true, we were stocked up inside the plane for 12 hrs. not able to fly due to a severe thunderstorm.. then i had to get off cuz i felt like dying....but still no way to go but to fly again the next day!