In the Loop

"To gently ease the Red Tail on into eternity..."

Posted at 4:08 PM on April 17, 2008 by Jeff Horwich

One more great Northwest Airlines eulogy for you. This one comes alllllll the way from Japan, and listener Betsy Anderson.

Betsy's father has worked for Northwest for 25 years, and her poem reflects a genuine affection for the airline -- even though we might not have loved the red tail every moment.

It's pretty short -- just over a minute. Give it a listen:

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The poem is read by our MPR colleague Joette Poehler. Here's a download link.

Here are the other creative listener eulogies we've put up so far:

A great commentary from Terri Bly that manages to be both sincere and tongue-in-cheek all at once.

"Airplane to the Sea," a song parody from listener Chris Kemp.

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