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bags are packed cautiously locked ready to go car trip to airport feels cramped emotions plateau weigh-in and check-in formalities extremely slow final good-byes security scrutiny passport control departure clock promising leaving on time heavy hand luggage warily tolerate anticipate crime boarding claustrophobic cramped space aisles align narrowed encumbering burdens as knees decline seating accomplished a major feat companion random anticipate take off adrenalin rush stresses abandon safety procedures inevitably commence accidents happen relief as drinks trolley heads my direction air-travel rescue wagon © September 2013- Kim van Breda

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  1. Date: 3/2/2014 5:01:00 AM
    Hi Kim, love your style. I recognise the feelings completely. 'Security scrutiny' my favourite line - love the sound and the image! Best wishes, Alex

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 8:02:00 PM
    Damn. I'm glad you survived this. :) This was a very entertaining read!

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 12:47:00 PM
    I LOVED THIS ONE, KIM! What an interesting and creative way to share these emotions!!! GOOD FOR YA, GIRL! :) I feel all the same things you mentioned here...I don't like the process of traveling, but I do like seeing a new place. This was wonderful! HUGS!

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 12:06:00 PM
    - I know the stress .... gets hot just by reading it - But when we finally through all, it's nice to go away for a while - Good trip and thank you for taking me with you Kim. (have miss - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 11:26:00 AM
    Hi Kim, Wonderful slice of life write about the world of airline travel..thanks for commenting on my work.. Regards, Ken

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 10:38:00 AM
    you took us from home to plane in a wonderful way...I enjoyed the trip....great wishes

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 10:27:00 AM
    a dizzy flight, lovely write, kim..:) huggs