The water beckons with its siren call,
An invitation to escape it all.
My limbs reach out, eager to explore,
As I dive in and begin to soar.
The cool embrace of liquid blue,
An endless world that feels brand new.
My strokes are strong, my breath is deep,
As I glide through the water with a graceful sweep.
There’s something magical about this sport,
Freedom and release of every thought.
I lose myself in the rhythm and flow,
And let the water’s current take control.
With every lap, I feel alive,
A sense of joy that I can’t describe.
So here I’ll stay, in this watery realm,
Forever captured by swimming’s spell.
Aanya an eighth grader at the Edgemont Jr/Sr High School. She loves to play sports and is on the Edgemont varsity swim team. In her free time she loves to read, draw, play the piano, and write poetry/stories, and hang out with friends and family.