Monday, March 8, 2021

A Boy and a Plane #SOL21

On Sunday, I spent a good part of my afternoon watching my son during his flying lesson.  While it allows me to hug him and chat with him for a bit,  the best part is watching my 21-year-old "little" boy do something he loves.  I said "little" because when he is at the airport he is like a little kid in a candy shop.  I decided to write a playful limerick (definitely not a strength of mine) because of the pure joy that emanates from him when he is at the airport.


There once was a boy named Cam

and flying a plane was his jam

his flight check was stellar

so he could start the propeller

and ace the pilot program


I am excited to be participating in the Two Writing Teachers March Slice of Life Challenge.





8 comments:

  1. Oh my, this is fabulous! Lucky you, lucky Cam! Such a great experience, to watch your adult son live out a dream. Love the limerick, especially 'stellar' and 'propeller' as rhymes! Delightful.

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  2. What fun to be flying! Must be nice to be able to spend that time with him! Enjoy!

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  3. This is a very cute limerick! How nice that you can be so supportive and get to see him doing something he loves so much.

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  4. This is super cute. I love the poem, and I also relate to how Cam's still your little boy, when he's playing with his plane or doing anything else.

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  5. How exciting is this!? Amazing. Thank you for sharing

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  6. Heather, this is a perfect limerick about Cam. I love this.

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  7. I love your limerick! I would be so nervous watching this!

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  8. The limerick is a fun spin on what could be a sentimental post! It echoes the fun he must be having when he is in flight.

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