This poem is taken from Stand 226, 18(2) June - August 2020.

Robin Houghton On My Watch
On My Watch

A controlled flight shall be under the control of only one air traffic control unit at any given time.
Manual of Air Traffic Services – Part 1 (Civil Aviation Authority, 2015) section 1, Chapter 4, part 1, paragraph 1.1

Lowlight for us both. You drift as your seat goes back.
Meditate on what you hear: the pop of a ring-pull, a hum,
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