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For The Smooth Challenge

By Babs IversonPublished 22 days ago β€’ 1 min read
Top Story - November 2023
Photo by Felipe Salgado on Unsplash

Step, step, step, step,


Slowly move

to the music.

Real or





Moving to music




Body matching

the tempo

elegant graceful

learned as a child.

Later, under stars

and in ballrooms,

dancing the




and Viennese Waltz.

Perfect posture.

In open and closed positions

elegantly gracefully

dance traveling

across the floor,

creatively fluid


smooth movements

of the dance.

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About the Creator

Babs Iverson

Barbara J Iversen, also known as Babs Iverson, lives in Texas and loves her grandkids to the moon and back. After writing one story, she found that writing has many benefits especially during a pandemic and a Texas-size Arctic Blast.

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    The story invoked strong personal emotions

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  • Darkosabout 17 hours ago

    Great 😊love it so much and the photo hah πŸ₯°β€οΈπŸ’œπŸ’“πŸ’žπŸ’ƒπŸ•Ί

  • Daphsam13 days ago

    Wow, this is awesome, so cheerful!

  • Naveed13 days ago

    Great job! Keep up the fantastic workβ€”congratulations!

  • The Dani Writer14 days ago

    Beautiful sentiment!

  • Awesome

  • Real Poetic17 days ago

    My feet can’t help but to try to move to this! Thanks for sharing and best of luck in the challenge Babs! Congrats!! 🩡🎊

  • Jackson Gitau18 days ago

    beautiful smiles definely for more beautiful moves.the smiles dances on their lips despite the glue. keep related

  • Donna Fox (HKB)19 days ago

    Love this! such a great take on the smooth challenge! Great work Babs and congrats on Top Story!

  • Call Me Les19 days ago

    Oh wow! You perfectly captured the gracefulness of dance in words. You can actually feel the movement while reading. Congratulations on the top story! πŸ’›

  • Jay Kantor19 days ago

    'b' ~ Excuse me young-lady ~ Any room left on your - Dance Card? - 'j'

  • Gerard DiLeo19 days ago

    Made me think of my first ever "slow" dance with a girl, in my peripubescent hormonal confusion, as "Unchained Melody" was played. I can still smell her perfume.

  • Naveed19 days ago

    Congratulations on your Top Story, well deserved BobsπŸ™‚

  • Mr Ahsan19 days ago

    Congratulations on πŸ” story πŸ’. Keep writing well

  • Lamar Wiggins19 days ago

    Love the nostalgic feel this gives me! Congrats, Babs! Best of luck in the challenge. πŸ’–

  • A lovely silver sliver of poetry

  • Simple, sweet, and vivid imagery; this one really resonated with me as a musician! Love it!

  • Lovely… despite my lack of dance talent… this certainly depicts Smooth vividly!

  • Willing To Do19 days ago

    This is exquisite. It vividly captures the dance as if the reader is actively participating.

  • Grz Colm19 days ago

    Brilliant! This is sweet and nostalgic. Reminds me when I was a kid and mum would always wanna dance with with me in the kitchen, but I’d get so embarrassed. ☺️ Thanks for sharing this entry. & also congrats on your top story Babs! Well done! πŸ˜ƒ

  • Congratulations on your well-deserved top story!! Very smooth Babs!πŸŽ‰πŸ’–πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•

  • Back to smoothly say congratulations for your Top Story! πŸŽ‰πŸ’–πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸ’–πŸŽŠ

  • Carol Townend20 days ago

    This is beautiful. It is exactly described as if the reader is involved in the dance.

  • Kristen Balyeat20 days ago

    Amazing piece, Babs! Fantastic job and congrats on top story!

  • This flows BEAUTIFULLY ❀️❀️

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