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First Space Flight Ever

The distant rumbling din at readied aircraft, Signaled impending flight in space, anticipating Adventures never experienced by humans News media reservedly calling them daft. Speeding skyward they eventually entered space And circled against the earth’s restricting high Repeating their tasks, their circling game, They returned, landed at the planet’s face. Respectful applause the adventuring “nauts” Shyly received, (they surely earned it much) Trips never dreamed feasible as such, Special rewards received were many lauds Their place in the prestige-heavy almanac, Brave men saying they will always fly back. A lipogram (the letter “o” carefully omitted) written on May 31, 2021 for “Lipogram” poetry contest sponsored by Emile Pinet

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Date: 6/2/2021 3:16:00 AM
This is for sure! "Trips never dreamed feasible in the past," Neil Armstrong. 1969, landed on the moon! What?
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 6/2/2021 8:41:00 AM
You need to write something for this contest, Caren. It is so difficult to omit one letter throughout. I had finished this one, proofread it several times, and found that I had used the word "of" in the very first line. I fixed it. I'm still proofreading it every day to see if I missed one.