Nitty Gritty

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I took up the challenge this year to make a blog post every day. At first, it sounded like an easy task, but I soon discovered it more challenging than I ever imagined. For part of the year-long adventure, I explored different styles of poetry. I decided to revisit many of these styles in November. NaNoWriMo takes up most of my time during this month. Plus, the weather turns cold, making it hard to go on an adventure unless Rooster and I decide to visit our baby chick in New York City.  It’s all about getting down to the Nitty Gritty in November.

Nitty Gritty

Nasty when you come right down to it
Insufficient to explain away the angst
Tested and tried
Tested and tried
Yearning for a better answer

Grime collecting on the street outside
Ragged yellow line runs down the middle of the road
Inside is the only safe place to be
Tabernacle of the safe and secure
Testament to our steady decline
Yes, I long for a better day

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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Published by henhouselady

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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