Final Farewell to a Spitfire Pilot

Fly away Valiant Heart on your silver wings

Picture of a Spitfire

Spitfire

Your task on earth is finished young man,
You have done your duty.
You have learned to live with death,
Before you could live your life.
In your beautiful craft you have,
Trawled the bounds of space.
You have flown higher than any bird.
Your youthful years have been spent,
In the service of your country and others.
For this you have given all.
No future for you,
The hopes and dreams put aside.
Fly away Valiant Heart on your silver wings,
Up-Up and away from this damaged world.
I pray that you have crossed the edge of space,
And found the peace which passes all understanding,
Safe in the arms of your God.

Kitty Brightwell
Shiremoor Scribblers

Ex WAAF. C. TRAINER 2 WATCH (PLOTTER)

OPS ROOM R.A.F. STATION 11GROUP ( FIGHTERS)
UXBRIDGE MIDDLESEX WW11

BUNKER 13. KENTON. 13 GROUP (FIGHTERS) WW11

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