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Dancing in Water

I listen. Consciously. To block out the annoying thoughts. Focus only on what I swim inside.
My breath.
But it is not only the breath, the shrill of bubbles escaping, air encrusted, through water into atmosphere. 79 more words

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the aikido of water

we make friends, my body edging her,
tingling with the anticipation
…tingling inside my every cell

sparked by the meeting of flesh and water
flesh that is water… 94 more words

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Drowning in the Past

When I touch some old injury and cannot shake the pain,
I swim.
I do not think to swim with power and grace.
It is enough to become engulfed by rhythm. 83 more words

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Because I Love

“All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.”
Leo Tolstoy


Tuesday, June 24th: A Waltz through Walden Pond

Today I journeyed to Concord to hike and swim at Walden Pond. Yes, surprisingly anyone can swim in the pond. There is a huge beach and a decorative bathroom cabin all for human use. 620 more words

Therapy of the Breath

After three days of migraine ravaging my brain, thunder shaking the skies and shards of lightning splintering the earth, I return to the pond.
But the habit of not swimming grinds me into complacency. 295 more words

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Walden and Me

I wake up from a dream where I am about to go swimming, into the darkened hospital room. The constant rumble of the air conditioning background to my dream. 386 more words

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