I went on an excursion near the water,
With dreams of splashing around.
But after nearly drowning in the ocean,
I kept my feet firmly planted on the ground.
How it felt to float through the water,
Was something I had always wondered.
So I thought just one little dip was okay,
So my vacation was not fully squandered.
But, the skill level needed I lacked
To appear to perform like a fish.
So, I’ll stick to something less dangerous,
Like, maybe eating octopus in a native dish?
Written for Same, Same, But Different Challenge from Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie: Waste, holiday, swim, bowl, trip.
Waste (squander), bowl (dish), holiday (vacation), trip (excursion), swim (splashing around, take a dip)