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INAUGURAL FLIGHT

I saw it all from the start to the end A m e r i c a n A s t r o n a u t s r o c k e t u p h i g h My heart skipped a beat when countdown began and w h e n we had lift off joyful tears they flowed A summer’s day no traffic in sight they had a job to go to as they get a green light On route to board the ISS E C S T A T I C a complete success that night I gazed up to the sky as I S S passed me by ~ an awesome sight ~ musing one day of my inaugural flight Written 6th June 2020 Contest Brian's Select 5 Sponsor Brian Strand ~ 2nd Place

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Date: 6/8/2020 12:20:00 AM
Lovely shape, Ann.
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 7/8/2020 1:03:00 AM
Bless you Line xx
Date: 6/6/2020 11:39:00 AM
Dearest Ann~ oh, must Fave this. Love the poem and the shape. My friend, you are extraordinaire to the max. With admiration and love Panagiota xoxo And Quuen Irene ^*^
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 6/6/2020 2:06:00 PM
Dearest Panagiota and Queen Irene ~ a Fave wow, such a compliment my sweet girls ~ thank you. I love watching a launch and was completely mesmerised at countdown. I find the roar and power as they ignite the engines, intoxicating though I'm a wreck by the time they take off ~ i would love to be on it! Sending you both special sparkly starry space salutations & love and hugs toooo Ann ******????????????? zzzzzz
Date: 6/6/2020 6:13:00 AM
Very creative Ann.. You did it really well and it is fitting to the content of the poem..
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 6/6/2020 1:52:00 PM
Wow thank you so much SO, those comments mean a great deal coming from you my friend ~ thank you. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
Date: 6/6/2020 2:42:00 AM
thank you for sharing your experience, I'm impressed and a little jealous. I wish was there, from the first lift off to the recent one..enjoyed LINDA
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 6/6/2020 1:49:00 PM
Hi Linda, how nice to meet you and thank you for your sweet comments. I am rather obsessed with anything to do with space and the universe; I find it fascinating. So good to hear you. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
Date: 6/5/2020 7:14:00 AM
WOW! This is so brilliantly designed and executed, Ann--your poem should get a TOP win in Brian's contest.
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 6/5/2020 8:27:00 AM
Gosh thank you so much Vijay for your lovely comments. It took a while as this is my first attempt at shape poetry, but I enjoyed the challenge. Many thanks dear Vijay. With kindest thoughts Ann xx
Date: 6/5/2020 3:55:00 AM
Brilliant Ann, I struggle with shapes. Love anything to do with space, I see the space station often. Got an app that tells me when it's going to fly ovet. Tom. P. S. Just as I commented on Victor's. Yours appeared, great minds eh.
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 6/5/2020 4:12:00 AM
Thank you Tom glad you liked it. I had this in my head since 3.30 am and it is my first shape poem and like you I struggled, but I am quite pleased with the result. I too am obsessed with anything to do with space, though it was my first glimpse of the ISS, which was so exciting. Now I am all SPACED OUT, haha... enjoy your day Tom with kindest thoughts Ann xx