The Wright Way to Travel (for Trifecta)

Taken directly from the Trifecta site … “Forty-three years ago today, Neil Armstrong became the first person to ever walk on the moon. In celebration of Moon Day we want you to write 33 words about someone who took a giant leap. It can mean whatever you’d like, just make sure you write exactly 33 words.”

Here’s my entry. I was moved to write it while gazing out the window at the world below me, desperately trying to look away from the girl clutching a barf bag on my left.

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The Wright Way to Travel

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We just reached 10, 000 feet.

Seatbelt signs off.

Laptop powered on.

Hats off to Orville and Wilbur for taking a famous leap on December 17, 1903.

Well done, boys.

Posted from the sky.

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17 responses to “The Wright Way to Travel (for Trifecta)

  1. Love the last line

  2. A reminder just how far our fav form of travel has come. Who’d have thought we’d ever post anything from the sky?

  3. Most excellent use of the prompt! “Hats off,” indeed! I love the mood of both excitement and gratitude in the piece! Welcome home, ODNT!

  4. I had to laugh because I seem to always be around someone holding a sick bag. Great response to the prompt!

  5. Go you for getting it in 33 words and avoiding barf bag girl in the process 😉

    • It’s a gift. A gift of avoiding those who vomit in my general area. I’ve only recently cultivated it as I used to be the actual target of those who fell sick in my proximity.

      Yes, I am being completely serious.

  6. Oh no! Please tell me she didn’t let rip. 😦

    Great job on the prompt. Very impressive it was done from the sky. 🙂

  7. trifectawriting

    Thanks so much for linking up this weekend. I love how you used your location for inspiration. Having done a lot (too much) air travel this summer, I can definitely relate. It’s absolutely mind-boggling. All of it. Great job with the prompt. Hope to see you back again soon.

  8. Nice one, ONT.Ilovethisone.

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