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Healing Waters

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Healing Waters

Harmonious and strong swimming strokes in the water,
The breast stroke a learned swim strategy.

I glide through the cool refreshing waters,
My destiny to reach the distant shore.

Then I am back moving through the waters,
The back stroke strong and inviting and clean.

I like the healing waters, like God's care on wings,
Sometimes I transcend to the butterfly stroke laboured and difficult.

Swimming like a dolphin makes me very happy,
I like diving from a moderate diving board.

I dive deep into the water surfacing again like a mermaid,
My somewhat aged system, realigning beautifully.

The Ester Williams movies my favorite,
A swimming Godess and beautiful actress.

The movie sets and costumes beautiful and elaborate,
The honour of being there in the audience. 

I reach the shore and return to my beautiful home,
Reflecting on the refreshing experience.

Author: Gwen Meyer-Erlach Schutz

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  1. Date: 2/23/2012 12:29:00 PM
    I am enjoying reading some very diverse poetry today. I am glad yours was amongst the ones posted here that I was able to read and enjoy Gwen. Love, Carol

    von Erlach Schutz Avatar Gwen von Erlach Schutz
    Date: 3/5/2012 3:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I always am honoured when you come to read my poetry Carol. I always like your comments. God bless and happy writing.