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Miss Foxy and Hound

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Miss Foxy and Hound

Miss Foxy and Hound 

The fox senses spring,
The hound is too tired to fight,
Conflict delayed, friends.

The hound hides in wait,
How smart are you, Miss Foxy?
Nature in action.

The fox loves to play,
The hound takes his role to heart,
Frustration sets in.

Lone opossum roams in.
The Hound comes to Foxy’s aid,
It’s complicated.

Cherry Blossoms bloom,
Foxy outsmarts Hound again,
The Hound likes his friend.

Autumn winds blowing.
They both know their time grows short,
Hound will miss Foxy.

Winter winds bite deep.
Foxy thinks of Hound, fondly.
It’s a lonely time.

The circle of life,
‘Twas just a matter of time,
The reaper commeth.

Spring winds blow, sadly,
Foxy searches for her friend,
Silence all around.

Miss Foxy now knows,
“My foe is gone!”, with a tear,
I will miss you, Hound.

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  1. Date: 3/16/2014 2:03:00 PM
    Samual :) It was nice to see your poem featured in the poetry soups, home page this past week. Enjoy the coming week. Always & Forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 9:47:00 AM
    Brilliant write.Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, samuel

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 9:51:00 AM
    Samual, sad ending, CONGRATULATIONS, on having your poem featured on the soup's home page. I'm always enjoying top picks of the week. Take Care ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 5:03:00 AM
    Enjoyed this dearly!!! Excellent write

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 11:58:00 PM
    I've never gone fox hunting. The fox is the most cunning animal. They are quite abundant in North America, but are (usually as road kill) hardly ever seen. Good poem Samual.

  1. Date: 2/6/2012 5:27:00 PM
    ok, I had seen this one too!! let me see another then!!

  1. Date: 6/17/2011 10:01:00 PM
    was this not in my contest!! I don't recall it, but i do recall the poem,,,, nice to read again,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/14/2011 5:14:00 PM
    This sure is very touching, Samual enjoyed reading this although also sad but very nicely written-- let me go read the first part now ;)

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 11:42:00 PM
    I just noticed Dr. Ram's comment and I felt the same way. This was my favorite of the two parts as well! I love the story it told (though a sad one, a part of nature) LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 3:03:00 PM
    I enjoyed this second part on the animals, samual

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 1:21:00 PM
    a touching haiku Samual... so much beauty to this little story.. poor Miss Foxy, take care,...p.d.

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 11:33:00 AM
    oh sam, this is poignantly written... any part 3 coming up?? wonderful! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 10:56:00 AM
    Kiind of sad..My dog is dying..I feel that he is saying do something for me..The cats who would not dare come around now come through the doggie door at night..I feel so bad for my sick hound..I can relate to the feelings of the hound..Thanks for stopping by and the kind review of my work..Sara