Flight Attendant
    Lois Peterson
Only days later she says,
"I have to go up again".

She climbs into navy and nylon
and pieces a smile on her mouth
to soothe
those who are also afraid.

She says,
"Remember the day Dad called to say
the world would end.
You went to work
I went to school.
You said,
to live
is sometimes
the only act of faith."

She flies again
just days later
not looking down
but straight ahead,
the only way
to go
when fear flaps its fierce wings.


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