It was the day, the much awaiting day- my swimming test
It was the day, the much awaiting day- my swimming test. I was trying to calm down so I could concentrate while swimming. The worst part is that I am about two and a half feet above the water; I stare at it, and it stares right back at me. I have to dive! I am wearing my new goggles. It gives the water a crystal blue tint that taunts me; the water thinks it is better than I am. From the height of the block, the black tile that runs down the centre of every lane appears to me as a runway. In just a few seconds I will be moving down that runway, trying to take off above the water. My eyes will be focused on that tile, to make sure I am in the centre of my lane. I can see the water grinning and laughing at me now; I am standing on the block with my knees almost to the point of shaking. The water can tell how nervous I am. Right now, it is so calm and smooth, beckoning me to dive in. But in just a few seconds, the glassy blueness will be turned...