at roadside a drying trickle

of fox’s brains


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1240 Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue (Barnett Newman), another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Tommy James and the Shondells, with Tommy wearing a fox curled up on his head –