The anonymous fox

The anonymous fox

A Poem by SleeplessVolcano

I saw a red fox on the road
it looked at me with answers in its eyes
I felt its gaze seep through my soul
it pleaded for mercy, but I had none
it asked where I was going, but I did not know
I could only see, the blood on the highway
Satellite spatters, coloring the snow
Three feet deep, was all I could do
its fur still warm, but not melting the grave
A cold voice mumbled, do foxes go to heaven?
I don't know, I said to the back seat
but I hope that this one would.

© 2022 SleeplessVolcano


Author's Note

SleeplessVolcano
Image by Mike Carmo, taken in Island Beach State Park, New Jersey, just a few days ago. Poem is my imagination - I'm sure the fox is just fine :)

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I love the part.. from the back seat.."Do foxes go to heaven"
Was that a childs question..definetly avery good question and one to ponder..
And, wow the photo of the fox taken by Mike Carmo.. truly amazing.. What a big beautiful fox.. just waiting it seems to get his picture taken!!
And, look at that amazing tail. WOW
Lisa

Posted 3 Months Ago



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