C's bookshelf: read

The Peculiar
Maggot Moon
The City and the City
The Road
A Certain Slant of Light
The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer's Craft
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Brown Girl in the Ring
Well Wished
The Innkeeper's Song
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
American Indian Myths and Legends
The Left Hand of Darkness
The Return of the King
The Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers

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Monday, March 12, 2012


Right out of Aesop’s Fables
A bright sleek fox 
Hopped gracefully to the top of our gate
And down into our fenced-in yard
The fox chased a rabbit
Contemplated the tall fence all around him
Then he lightly leapt again to the top of the gate 
Dropped down into the field and fled
Moral: What holds your prey may hold you too!


  1. I can picture that fox! Pretty bold to jump in the fenced area, and pretty clever to figure out that wasn't the place to be!
    I enjoyed your glimpse into this fox's day.

  2. Katie, Ruth Ann told me that foxes will go into the enclosure and check it out before stalking their prey. They need to know they can get out. Wouldn't that make a good picture book? Thanks for this-lovely to capture the action.