High Flight by John Magee Jr

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings ; Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds, … and done a hundred things You have not dreamed of …wheeled and soared and swung High in the sunlit silence. Hov’ring there, I’ve chased the shouting…