Animal Aircraft

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Aircraft sit

attached to teats,

feeding in silent repose

they straddle multiple airport udders

 

Sated,

they amble

like lizards,

directed through holding pens,

draughted off

to various runways

 

These strips of bitumen

run straight,

roads, seemingly to oblivion

 

Planes delicately lower themselves

tyres commit to earth

and engines reverberate

with the severity of hard brakes

 

Interspersed

are others

paused

At some invisible cue,

they accelerate,

an expansion of speed

to the magical point

of lift-off

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