Pleiades In F Minor


In November, I plan to write a series of Pleiades. What are the Pleiades, you might ask? It is a poem with a one-word title and seven stanzas. Each of the stanzas has to begin with the same letter as the one-word title. It is not required for the Pleiades to rhyme. I tried my hand with it using the letter A. Therefore, I wrote Pleiades in F Minor to be posted in November.

I also will be providing NaNoWriMo updates. I’m an overachiever. As 2020 wasn’t a big enough freakshow, I decided to do the 50,000-word challenge again.

(First Pleiades in F Minor)


Far-flung foliage littering the ground

Furiously tossed there by a careless wind

Flamboyant display of color bursting from every tree

Filled with reds, golds, purples, and greens

Fireworks display sponsored by nature

Fragrant aroma of fireplaces and decaying leaves fill the air

For festival goers searching for maple syrup

(Second Pleiades in F Minor)


Fragile female festering in the twilight of life

Frightened youngsters and old men should take this opportunity to flee

Fatalistic warning that should be hung across my chest

Faulty wiring might be taking place in my head

Forgotten how to be patient with fake and fickle people

Ferocious about finicky adolescence and grumpy old men

Famished for a kernel of truth in this false world

(Third Pleiades in F Minor)


Fashionable image of the being I’m about to morph into life

Fundamentally changed with the unchaining of the soul

Free falling into the future in search of me destiny

Fanciful with the ideas of reaching an impossible goal

Footsore from the path I’ve already tread

Fascinated by the road that lies ahead

Finally able to reach now that I’m free

NaNoWriMo update

Today was filled with a lot of clumsy writing. I wrote 1,940 words for a grand total of 13,386 if my math is correct.

Who is Molly Shea?

Molly Shea is an accomplished fictional short story writer from Indiana who writes short stories and novels about a fictional town called Tecumseh.  To read more of her short stories and adventures, click here.

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I am the author of Saving the Hen House. I didn't know when I started it would turn into a series. I love to ride motorcycles, the blues, my family, and going on adventures. This old hen rocks.

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