1-28-86 11:38 Eastern Time

rising into the air on a jet of flame, then in one brief minute
streaking death, blazing down out of a crystal perfect sky
glory deferred in the exploding fireball -- shattering into burning shards
to smash into a brilliant diamond-hard sea nine miles down
falling, falling, stripped of their wings; and all the press asks is:
				was man meant to fly?

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