View from an airplane window


Oh, everything looked far
like tiny toy cars
Living things hurrying
Everything scurrying
And they appeared like doll's houses
or little women walking
in wee coats and teeny blouses
Even big men appeared smaller than boys
as everything seemed dwarfed to mobile toys
And tiny looked the trees
beside rivers and seas
Ah, and ooh the city of light
Dubai lightings so bright
A sea of lights at night! !
Ooh, I'll always love those plane window seats,
At times kind strangers of passengers
favor me with such treats.
Takeoffs and landings always afford us
a fine spectacular view
The scenery's poetic, the feel great
when the plane goes askew.
As God's world is reduced to miniature, to linear scale size
as we watch, as we rise, high up into the skies.                

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  • Crys <3

    aaah its such a nice poem!

  • Bella Shepard

    What a beautiful poem dear poet. The rhyming scheme flows so peacefully and lyrically. Seen from afar, our world is breathtaking. Thank you for sharing this wonderful view in verse!

  • BoxMyHeart

    This is a beauty of a poem.

    Reminding us that we are so small. In the grand scheme of this generous and ginormous earth.


  • Fay Slimm.

    You capture so well the thrill of flight over mountains and valleys and compare with good rhyme all the differing sizes when looking down from great height at people and towns. A poem to read over again dear poet so this one goes into my list of favourites and thank you for sharing your your "view from an airplane window".

  • orchidee

    Good write Z.

  • hzugman

    Well done SZK. Reminds me of the last time I was in an airplane some two decades ago. Thanx for the memory. BTW my initials are HSZ (kinda close to yours).

    • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

      Hii, yeah me too flew on a plane quite a few years ago. Wow you are in your 80s sir and still writing, hope to write that long too.
      Ah yes sir the initials are quite similar.
      Thanks so much for comment,

    • BlessedbyGod

      Very beautiful,I couldn't agree with you more, November 16 was my first time in a plane and I love it also,I got Window seats both planes one somebody swapped with me

      • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

        Woahh first time in a plane eh this year ehh!! I have been many times but the last time i flew was quite a long time ago.
        You got window seats yayy.
        Warm thanks for comment and happy new yr,

        • BlessedbyGod

          Happy New Year to you too

        • NafisaSB

          this poem resonates with me because for the past few months have been constantly traveling, and i too have written poems on clouds which i will share in a few days, as again another trip calls..
          beautifully expressed - keep on composing..cheers

          • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

            Wow you've been constantly travellling by plane? You must be rich. I can only afford air travel only every 6 years or more.
            Warm thanks for comment,

            • NafisaSB

              thanks have worked over 40 years so now spend time traveling and meeting friends and family when possible, or have them over...wish you success and lots of travel and fame from 2023 onwards..all the best

            • 4 more comments

            • thinkerbell

              In recent times even I've undertaken a lot of air travel and your poem resonated with my feelings in an airplane...wonderful poetry🥰

            • L. B. Mek

              indeed, we need only elevate
              our perspective's, point of view
              to find all that wonder
              that made our childhoods, such adventures..
              wonderful enthusiasm, such evocative wording
              thanks for sharing dear Poet

              • 🐤s.zaynab.kamoonpuri🌷🐦😽

                Yeah travel is fun for children and i enjoy it as adults too, watching the few mins scenery show from airplanes too. Thanks soo much for comment, cheers, happy new year,

              • AwHec8

                Sweet, Sweet, Sweet Poem you have there and I absolutely Love It! Ah the beauty of travel, especially when you’re seat has a windows view! Don

              • Rocky Lagou

                This is so marvelously depicted!
                Dubai is breathtaking, and your descriptions are, too!
                I love the way you described the scenery as "poetic," a word you wouldn't usually attribute to something visual, but it's so apt in this context.
                Thanks for this beautiful poem,
                And Happy New Year!

              • Qurrathul Ain

                The poem had the power to conjure it all up in my head. It just makes us realize how tiny we are in this big wide world. Beautiful!

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