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Swimming - A non bilateral technical mantra

stroke, roll, stroke, roll, breath climbing along the water's surface, body turning on a skewer, breathing bubbles, exhaling fully, metronomic to a viewer stroke, roll, stroke, roll, breath fingertips, wrist and elbow angled each below the other in turn break the surface then pushing forward spinning the torso in return stroke, roll, stroke, roll, breath catch before the full arm extension pulling along the "railway track" feel the water hard on the forearm and spinning the body right back stroke, roll, stroke, roll, breath continue the stroke under the 'pit pulling the elbow high and clear uncock the wrist pull with the triceps whilst pushing the hand to the rear stroke, roll, stroke, roll, breath lips breaking the top of the water eye spying the rope of the lane one sharp breath in the wrist leads the way to start it it all over again stroke, roll, stroke, roll, breath

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Date: 4/25/2020 6:23:00 PM
You’ve been here a long time. I’m surprised we have not crossed paths more often. You have skills.
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Date: 11/17/2015 10:17:00 PM
The Didds :) Congratulations on having your poem featured on the soups Home Page. ~SKAT LOVE~
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Date: 11/16/2015 11:00:00 PM
Hi The Didds, WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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The Didds
Date: 11/17/2015 2:23:00 AM
Thanks PDA :) Looking forward to writing more and reading much.
Date: 11/12/2015 6:08:00 PM
Love the title, The Didds, , Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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The Didds
Date: 11/15/2015 11:15:00 AM
Thanks SKAT. I may have surpassed myself on my opening effort I fear!
Date: 11/12/2015 5:39:00 PM
Lovely rhythm and technical description, Didds. Well done, sir!
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The Didds
Date: 11/15/2015 11:16:00 AM
*beams with pride*
Date: 11/12/2015 5:36:00 PM
Lovely descriptive write - I can just imagine a swimmer chanting your mantra:-) hugs jan xx
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The Didds
Date: 11/15/2015 11:16:00 AM
Its a mantra that I do think of a lot when swimming - only not quite as drawn out as the above! LOL.