The Red Smear


the red smear of a fox

where the tumbling mist shows

me a rabbit


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #16, Shiki’s “lost in the mist”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Roberta Flack with the song from Play Misty for Me (so, there is a link!) –