In this gathering of poems, award-winning poet Lou Barrett connects childhood with youth, youth with maturity, maturity with age and wisdom. She connects generation with generation, past with present, present with future, person with person. No poet embraces life more openly, more passionately, more intensely. Lou Barrett is a writer of intimacy and intoxication and wonders and splendors. "e;Connecting Flights"e; is a book to read again and again.