The Dimwit Outwits the Twit

Sunday, December 29, 2013

He was easy to outwit 
Come to think of it 
He called me "nitwit" 
But he was the twit! 
66/81

OR

One little sign
Pointed the wrong way
And he’d be lost
For the better part of the day!
(So easy to outwit)!
86/104



Grandma so graciously furnishes us with a writing challenge each week. She provides the photo and we supply our imagination. The challenge is to write a short story of 140 words/characters or less using her photo and the weekly bonus word. This weeks bonus word is "Outwit". How low can you go? The challenge is on at succinctly yours

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Beauty for our Sake!

Sunday, December 22, 2013




The church was noted for their elaborate services. 43/51

OR

In my blog you will find noted
Yes, you’ll find quoted
Mama’s favorite color is sky blue pink
Such a pretty color;
Don’t you think?  107/127

 OR

Clouds of pink
So magnificent
Against cobalt blue
As the sun is spent
Barely keeping dark at bay
Ushering out another day  
100/116

OR

Wisps of pink
A color of note
Are pretty I think
Put a catch in my throat
Make me do a double take
With a beauty placed here
For our sake!!
109/133



Grandma shares a love of words with us by providing a weekly challenge. The above picture is found at succinctly yours. It is your mission, should you choose to accept, to write a short story using the photo as inspiration and including the bonus word "noted" if you like. Our stories should be 140 characters/words or less. How low can you go?

Hoping you have a blessed Christmas with all the joy the Christ child can provide!  Hugs!





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Alone with his umbrella

Sunday, December 15, 2013


In the dreary room once stayed
A little man alone, afraid
The only weapon that he had
Was his umbrella, oh so sad….
93/113

Have you been to Grandma's Goulash yet? No? Why not? She holds a weekly challenge called Succinctly yours and with her furnished photo we get to weave a story of 140 words/characters or less. Better yet, use the bonus word; which this week is "umbrella". Hey, how low can you go?



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Twas a Cold Wintry Night

Sunday, December 8, 2013



May hadn’t been out since the harvest ball and now knew why. Her back made her freeze in her tracks. 81/101
 or...

Who/what stood ahead?
Her mind was filled with dread
You reap what you sow
So harvest time had come
Going out after dark
Was pretty dumb….
113/134

or...

Why did her car have to die on a night like this? She had been waiting after harvest to get it fixed.  80/102

Twas a cold wintry night
Tho Harvest was now past
She was going to the
Harvest ball, 
If anyone asked.  
82/99 

Grandma has offered the above picture for our microfiction challenge this week. Our mission; should we choose to accept it; is to concoct a story using 140 characters/words or less and as a bonus use the bonus word of the week. This week it is "harvest". Join us at http://grandmas-goulash.info/ and show us just how low you can go. 

Blessings!




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