Water Lilies

By: Melissa Running, 2010
Music: Water Lilies (Melissa Running, 2010)
Formation: Longways duple proper

A1 1-2 1s meet and long cast one place while 2s meet and lead up
  3-4 Half double figure eight into a line of four facing up (1s cross up and cast to the ends while 2s cast off and cross up to the middle)
  5-6 Line up a double and back
  5-8 1s gate the 2s 3/4 [not progressed and improper]
     
A2 1-8 Repeat from these places [all home]
     
B1 1-2 Partners change right, neighbor change left
  3-4 Partner right-hand balance forward and back and change
  5-8 1s lead down through 2s (below) and cast back (to below original neighbors, 10 steps) then turn cloveleaf turn single up (start on the high note, 6 steps, end facing original neighbor)
     
B2 1 2nd corners (1st corner places) change (right hands)
  2 1st corners (2nd corner places) change (right hands, make a star at the end)
  3 Balance in and out
  4 Star right 1/2
  5-8 2s lead down through 1s (below) and cast back (to above original neighbors, 10 steps) then turn cloveleaf turn single up (start on the high note, 6 steps, end facing original partner)
     
NOTES: 1 Slow, 4 steps per bar
  2 Writtten after summer trips to the Kenilworth Aquatic Garden in DC.  My birthday is in August and pretty things bloom then.

 

 

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