I went kayaking today
In the late afternoon
My kayak is red like a fire engine
And bobs and ducks on the lake
When I paddle fast it slices through the water
Dicing like a knife
The sun was hot on my right side going out and on my
Left side coming home but
I splashed enough cold lake water on my legs
To keep cool
Not on purpose.
Sometimes I laid my paddle down and
Dangled my hands in the water on either side.
After all there was no hurry
I had no destination.
For all I accomplished
I could have paddled in circles in front of the dock
For an hour.
I could have stood on the landing and made semaphores with my paddle.
But the trip up and down the lake
Was more interesting.
Slicing and dicing the water
I rolled doubles so I get another turn.