Working Together #rebootthesuit


walk on the moon

Watching numbers increase

children, moms and dads

many hands join

the clock we aim to beat

suit walked on the moon

put back together

 generations to enjoy

happily on history’s loom

reach the number with the crowd

each of us will share a prize

knowing we were a part

Neil’s ghost will be so proud

Yesterday we (staff and volunteers at National Air and Space Museum) watched the numbers hourly as day two of #reboot the suit was underway. I cant tell you how many children and families had their pictures taken by the cardboard copy of  Neil Armstrong’s space suit. This is where unity works so well – toward a cause that people can get behind.Check out #Rebootthesuit; it is the first kickstarter that Smithsonian has undertaken for fundraising. Presently on day three, the project is three fifths of the way to the goal.

The prompt at Poet’s United today is Unity.

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. It would have been cool to have been there as Sherry say but even knowing it was happening that very moment watching the TV screens I thought I was!

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  2. It is amazing to think that man has walked on the moon. I still cannot get my head around it but then again I am still in awe of the telephone and airplanes:)

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