Tattling Ted the Turkey

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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. Sometimes I get a hunger for the road. Christmas is right around the corner. I wrote this limerick because this is the time of year when I like to snuggle in bed where it is warm. I called it Tattling Ted the Turkey.

Tattling Ted the Turkey

The turkey’s name was Tattling Ted,

He didn’t understand he’d end up dead

It came is the ultimate chilling shock

When his neck was on the chopping block.

He wanted to die of old age instead.

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.

7 thoughts on “Tattling Ted the Turkey

      1. We had our turkey in October (Canadian Thanksgiving) but I love the American traditions…enjoy. I’ll have more at Christmas. Have fun.

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