Wakeup Call

Wakeup Call

At one with the peaceful nature
of my surroundings, I feel
the early morning stillness
in the air, the only sounds
my paddle as it slices the water
and my wake trailing
behind me. Ahead of me,
an Asian carp jumps
across my bow to slap me
in the face, and just like that
I am not the only fish out of water.

This is my response to Day 13 at napowrimo.net,
where the challenge is to write a poem that follows the beats of a classic joke.

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