A former pilot looks back over his life - The Earth, the Sky, the Woman - everything that took place on the journey from an air strip to an abandoned boat house.

Make sure to hang

your wings out to dry

as the red flowers

blossom nearby.

“Does it have to do

with death?”

he wondered.

“Why yes,”

he replied,

“it always

has to do with death.”

Death and paper

airplanes. Goggles

and wind

above the clouds.

Directed by Latvian filmmaker

Vladimir Leschiov,

the silent short film

Wings and Oars

it is a melancholic

look back

on a life lived.