Ayuh to Z Challenge - X

My theme: Book Titles A to Z written by Maine authors,
and a poem for that title each day for the month of April.  The poem is not about the book, but is written with the title as inspiration! 
There was no book that began with an X or EX, so I went with a word that ended in X.

Here is my double Haiku for foX .

Welcome to X!

 X is for
by Kate Banks
fiery-tailed red fox
sunset prowler, night hunter -
beware, slight tailed mouse
wary, bright-eyed mouse
field dweller, harvest nibbler
red fox waits for you
©Donna JT Smith

Katherine Anne (Kate) Banks was born in and grew up in Maine.  She graduate from Brewer High School.
Kate Banks' website

In Fox, a little fox, guided by his parents, learns to hunt, bury his food, cover his trail and run fast, until he is ready at last to go out on his own.
More about "Fox"
Macmillan's review of Fox and some illustrations

Brought to you by the letter X!
Y is next.  Yes, I found a Y.  Yes begins with Y.  So does Yellow.
And then there's You.
See You tomorrow...or Yellow or Yes.


  1. thanks for dropping by earlier.....and that poem was very clever!!

  2. Hello there. Thanks for sharing Enjoy the rest of the challenge!
    Entrepreneurial Goddess

  3. The fox of that cover is adorable. Your poem is short and sweet . . . perfect. :)

  4. I guess I'm going to repeat the other comments-love the poem, just right for a little fox, and that cover is just wonderful. Almost there, Donna. You've written such great poems this month!

    1. Car accident today. Almost wasn't here for the end of the alphabet. All safe tonight. Walked away from it miraculously! So I'll be back for Y and Z!


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