Saturday, April 27, 2013

Little Hen (Day 27, #NaPoWriMo 2013)

Little Hen
By Hannah Six

Listen, little hen…

Before you take another
peck of the feed
that filthy old
tossed down,
Tell me…

Has that particular brand of
ever tasted
as good
as you thought it would?

Didn’t think so.

So, why don’t you go
find yourself,
a sweet treat
to take your mind off
the infernal heat of
that barnyard
you’ve been around
(more than) a few times?

Or, better yet,
give seed up altogether
and try taking a bet
on worms...
They may not look as tasty,
but they would never
break your


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