Boots For Scale

I wear a 9/9.5. These are rabbit prints.

There were some other curious prints in the snow on the frozen Bronx River that I could not figure out. No tail, as in a muskrat, and although rather canine-looking, (but too big for fox?) they looked too close together for coyote. Perhaps a cat whose prints, Bigfoot-style, had gotten bigger in the thaw-freeze cycle. I was too far away, unfortunately, to get pictures. Disturbingly, there were also human footprints on the ice.Found right across the street at the entrance to the park.

2 Responses to “Boots For Scale”


  1. 1 alaspooryorick January 11, 2018 at 10:13 am

    from a fairy tale, then unmourned small rodent tragedy

    • 2 mthew January 11, 2018 at 12:23 pm

      Lizzie, the neighbor’s dog, who drew our attention to this former rat, was keenly interested in mourning, or worshipping, or something along these lines.


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