March 6, 2012
By RedWritingHood SILVER, Crawfordville, Florida
RedWritingHood SILVER, Crawfordville, Florida
8 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
I must be a mermaid, for I have no fear of depths but a great fear of shallow living.

The anticipation of the race,
The excitement of the crowd,
I climb on the block,
As it starts to get loud,
When the whistle blows,
Through the air I’ll fly,
Then I break the surface,
And it’s just the water and I,
I no longer hear the crowd,
Or see the other swimmers,
As I glide through the water,
I care less about being the winner,
Then I take my final stroke,
And my fingers hit the wall,
It doesn’t matter if I win,
Or even place at all,
Because I was doing my thing,

The author's comments:
I'm a swimmer, and we are a very overlooked sport. I thought the world should know about how exciting it is.

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on Sep. 20 2012 at 9:50 pm
WickedStarcatcher DIAMOND, Massapequa, New York
67 articles 1 photo 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I don't damsel well. Distress, I can do. Damseling? Not so much."
— James Patterson
"This is the very first page, not where the storyline ends, my thoughts will echo your name until I see you again..." ~Taylor Swift "Enchanted"

I'm a swimmer too! sometimes we feel really overlooked at my school as well-but we prove ourselves by doing our best and striving to be the best even when things get tough. EAT. SLEEP. SWIM. :D  


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