"The Diving Well,” Fall 2018 Issue

"The Diving Well,” Fall 2018 Issue

We stood in line behind the diving board, our blonde-haired legs touching at the knees and ankles, hands clasped across our red Speedo racing suits, as we waited our turns at acrobatic feats. Each time I entered the cool water, I would swim downward, my ears popping as I approached the drain, before suddenly realizing my oxygen was running out. A prickle of fear sent my little body kicking back to the surface.

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