Christopher Thor Britt

Rookie (31 July,1971 / Michigan)

Raven and the Fox (reprise)


A raven, dark as sorrow’s dream
Sat perched upon a tree
His sable wings and golden eye
His gaze turned to the sea.
The memory of his vixen, red
Though far on distant shore
Does take his love on yonder wind
To seek her evermore

As shadows stretch on to the west
Silent vigil, yet he keeps
To wait the lonely dawn for she
His love across the sea
The sky there he’d forsake
For sake of she on distant shore
And ride the airs of lonely night
Lonely nevermore

Submitted: Monday, January 30, 2012
Edited: Monday, January 30, 2012
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