Basic Swing


Rock-step, triple step,
Stepstepstep, rock-step, spin out,
Triple-step, rock-step.

For: http://haiku-heights.blogspot.com/

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. WabiSabi
    Jul 13, 2013 @ 21:36:12

    Is that how one swings?!!!! Sounds complicated! 🙂

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    • wordcoaster
      Jul 13, 2013 @ 21:45:47

      It’s easier than it sounds–and I made it triple steps rather than single steps to fit the haiku rhythm, because that’s what you have to do on the dance floor: adapt to the rhythm. And of course you never have to spin the girl, but without that it wouldn’t be nearly as fun. 🙂

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  2. Write Girl
    Jul 13, 2013 @ 23:21:45

    A swinging haiku. Love the rhythm and I can picture the moves.

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  3. Ramesh Sood
    Jul 14, 2013 @ 00:48:06

    Interesting..can see it ….but can’t relate…haven’t experienced..sucha dance..

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2013/07/ah-swinging-childhoodhaiku.html#comment-form

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  4. J Cosmo Newbery
    Jul 14, 2013 @ 03:05:49

    I can hear a big band…

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  5. Reshma
    Jul 14, 2013 @ 11:34:34

    I hear the drums and the guitar :)Can’t wait to tap my feet and swing my hips 🙂

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  6. Shirdog
    Jul 14, 2013 @ 12:11:56

    Benny Goodman would be proud. Nice take on the prompt.

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  7. McGuffy Ann
    Jul 14, 2013 @ 18:33:31

    Poetry in motion!

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  8. unfetteredbs
    Jul 15, 2013 @ 10:01:50

    very fun haiku!

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