Three Foxes

Original artwork by Dennis Janke, 2002Three foxes were singing
a quaint minstrel’s tune
a red wolf was glaring
behind a gold ruin

But music has ways
—mysterious and sweet—
and even the wolf
was soon on his feet

Dancing and prancing
to the rollicking beat
under the midnight moon

Copyright © 2002 Patricia Petro • All rights reserved.
Illustration: Original artwork by Dennis Janke, 2002.