The Farmer and the Fox

He is a reason to leave the warmth of the house at night,
the family sighing in its sleep.
Chase him down to the trees
and stop to watch him not run away.
Let him crawl under the porch in a storm,
only to find him drowned in the flooded fields come morning.

-Published in The Wax Paper Vol. 1, Iss. 2

*Edited since March, 2013

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