breakfast with a red fox

Sirena Tales

a red fox just pranced by breakfasting us

ten feet from me and my tea

surprising enough

as I have been coming here for fifty years and seen but a few fox

darting across

a distant road,

how goosebumping then

to have asked my husband

a heartbeat before

to detail the hue

of two foxes he saw gambol

last week in the the back yard amidst the bramble and the branches,

my husband’s musing

turning fervid

pointing, enthusing:

” Look! Coming down the driveway!”

that moment


silent amber scampering

upon the morn’s silver quietude

and now

each time I walk down that path

to rinse my feet

and the day’s tired bathing suits

fox magic lingers:

discernment, heightened awareness, swiftly dodging obstacles and tricky situations

feeling lost?

call on fox

to help you find your way

he chuckled

over his knowing


Photo would have gone here if Mr. Fox had…

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2 thoughts on “breakfast with a red fox

  1. SirenaTales August 11, 2014 / 9:03 am

    Good morning, FF. Thank you so much for your incredible support reblogging another post! I am once again honored, and humbled. May the playful, adaptable, discerning fox share some of her magic with you when you want it, my friend. xo

    • fictionfitz August 11, 2014 / 9:04 am

      Thanks Sirena, well done.

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