WHAT’S THE POINT OF EYEBROWS?

They lie there, lazy piles of fluff
that, frankly, do not do enough
to warrant taking up that space
on (almost) every human face.

Your eyeballs see, the forehead frowns,
earlobes happily hang around,
nostrils smell and molars chew,
but what, I ask, do eyebrows do?

Published in The Caterpillar (Autumn 2015).

Eyebrows