In Flight Over the Caribbean with Marianne Faithfull

Sisters in the Earth's blue atmosphere.

I was flying from STX to MIA. It was the mid-1980s. I got bumped up to first class. A woman sat down with me. We spoke of mothers and self. We shared our hearts in abundance. A sweet love formed between us. Sisters in the Earth's blue atmosphere.

After some hours, we shared names. I am Vicki Marsh; she was Marianne Faithfull. "Wow, wow, wow, wow," I said. We parted with hugs and kisses.

She had hours before her flight. Somehow, she was traveling without cash. I, with little, gave her $10. I thought, "Maybe for her lunch." Said she was off for champagne! She left her address in Jamaica.
I got home and bought albums. Fell in love with new music.

I'm in love with her still.


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