Swimming lessons

“Not deep enough to drown” Bob, the pool instructor, had assured me.

Yet, my cries for help were drowned out by stronger arms as Bob possessed me under the pretext of keeping me afloat.

Battered, I vowed to swim against the tide.

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17 comments:

  1. Well written Uma. I like that she refused to give up.

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    1. Wanted to give a positive ending..thanks, Tulika :-)

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  2. Ah the fighting spirit. We can always do with more of that, Uma :) Nice!

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    1. Oh, yes, definitely! Thanks a lot, Shailaja :-)

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  3. Swimming against the tide.......brave spirit.

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  4. That girl has guts and determination.

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    1. Sometimes life forces to you be courageous. Thank you, Kathy!

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  5. I love her spirit! I hope she made it though :)

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    1. I think she did, Soumya. Thanks :-)

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  6. I am glad that you ended it on a positive/hopeful note. Nicely done, Uma. :)

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