While wandering through the forest
Taking lots of snaps
I found a mossy clearing
Where my pup could take a nap
I glanced around the bushes
I heard a rustling sound
And there I spied a crumpled note
Lying on the ground:
T IXY BS T ZXWI ZKX SUFQS IWXZUPS
I’m not sure what to make of it, can you find the answer?
(I’m a long time lurker on this forum and this is my first puzzle; it is written by myself. I had a look for a ‘first time poster’ guide but couldn’t find one, please let me know if there are any issues with how I’ve composed this post.)
HINT 1: congratulations to Supersonic for the solve, but why did I pick that cipher?
How does the story in the poem link to the cipher rather than the answer?
Up jumped my little canine friend
He dashed over to see
A bark, a snap, he ran back over
In his mouth - a key!
HINT 3: this is the final hint, if it isn't solved by tomorrow I'll post the rest of the answer.
Oh, what a strange note to find!
I wanted to know better
I took a seat, pulled out a pen
And wrote down ALL the...