eyes near road edge
I apply the brakes
a baby raccoon,
then three squirrels
out to play on a mild winter night
My second cherita is a winter night driving story for Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #17: Out of the Carpe Diem Box. The Cherita challenges you to write a narrative with three ‘stanzas’ of one, two, and three lines. You will find more information about the form at the link above.