Challenge: Burst of Color II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Canon EF 35-80mm f/4.0-5.6 III
Location: Howell Balloon Fest
Date: Jun 24, 2007
Date Uploaded: Jun 24, 2007
|[i}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 wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air.
Up, up the long, delirious burning blue
I've topped the windswept heights with easy grace
Where never lark, or even eagle flew.
And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.[/i]
John Gillespie Magee, Jr.
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