The Small Dog’s ‘Recipe’ for Chicken

“There are, you know, limits, O writer,” said I,

“To how long I’ll stay here to whimper and sigh.

Perhaps it’s the heat that been making me sicken…

But now I’m not well, you should feed me on chicken.”


“Oh Small Dog, you do not seem too ill to me,

You’ve barked at the horses, the birds in the tree,

You’ve warned off the postman delivering bills,

You seem quite alert, given all of your ills.”


“O writer, I think I’ve contracted a bug.

You know I was queasy, was sick on your rug.

I went ‘nil-by-mouth’ for the whole weekend too,

I’m curled up in bed and I’m feeling quite blue.”


Continue reading at The Small Dog’s Blog

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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9 Responses to The Small Dog’s ‘Recipe’ for Chicken

  1. Sadje says:

    Maybe just a little bite of chicken 🍗


  2. beth says:

    just some chicken soup, with much more chicken than soup


  3. Really good, well done. Lucy dog loves a bowl of chicken.


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