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In These Skies

as the en - gine start





and then stum - bles


pro - pel
- ler wind blow-ing
There's a strong

As I check the tail and the rud-ders



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to get mov-ing now
that she just can't wait


There's a bang

One more tug

and she spits

Then she jumps

then a rum - ble

now she's go - ing

and she sput - ters

like she's prov - ing

Down the field

gain - ing

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speed

pull her up


All my

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life

there she goes


Oh!

there she goes

there's been

birdsI

one de -

si

re

Just to

free


- y for bat-tle
I can tell she's read


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fly

like the

In these skies

There's a shake


With a roar That's like thun - der

With these wings


I am climb - ing high - er
see

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I am

there's a

rat - tle



that she e - ven flies is a wond - er

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of wood
and of wi - re
With a chance of catch - ing on fi re
All the risks
are worth tak - ing
Made


the
as she leaves

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ground and is break - ing


not a
Up a - bove

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Oh!



free

road to

guide me

to
free

Through these

free

I am

In these skies

I am

And now
folks be - low me
And I
I see those

clouds

With this thrill


and this
joy in - side me
roam

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know
won
-der if they

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That just by be - ing there they show me





like
me

can
far a sim
-ple man
go

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All my life

I've had

one de - si - re

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Just to

- ing high - er
With these wings I am climb

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like the

In these skies

call - ing

birds I

see

I am free

how
Just

I have
found my
In these skies

fly

Oh!


More com - plete

than a

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man


Let me

In these skies

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free

free

In these skies

am
free

fall - ing


I am

fear of

In these skies

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with - out

rise

should be

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am