Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s five-word challenge time again! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word Clock in it somewhere?

Last week, your story needed to contain the word Switch. You sent in some interesting and entertaining stories. Here they are:


Switch off politics. Peace returns.

Emergency! Find power switch. Saved.

Switch lives. Understand another’s feet.

‘Switch’ went the blade. Blood.


Switch it off. Conserve energy.

That’s not my baby. Switched?

Cannot switch off from work…

Simon Farnell:

Switching phones – I hate it!

The switches were doing nothing.

Look over when switching lanes.

Switch switches to switch power!

Ruth Scribbles:

Time to switch my personality.

I liked tea, then switched.

Do not use that switch.

Switch places in the car.

Paul L Mastaglio:

It’s time to switch off.

Switch tariffs and save money.

Switch channels to something better.

Gail L Winfree:

Behave or feel the switch.

Flip the switch and run.

Roberta Writes:

Can I switch careers now?

Switch off the lights quickly.

His switch ran with blood.


Sometimes a switch, sometimes sandwiched.

Bharul Chhatbar:

Savour, sweetness of mindfull switch.


The switch is stuck on.

Babies were switched at birth.

Turn the light switch on.

Feeling for the light switch.

Something could happen, flip switch.

Flip the switch, voila light!

Audrey Driscoll:

Switch flipped. Innocent man dead.

Teacher’s switch taught us hatred.

Switch sad face to happy.

Gary Godderidge:

Don`t bitch, switch with Rich!


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24 Responses to Can You Tell A Story In…

  1. Clock watching – life gets tedious.

  2. Sanandi-jacq says:

    Clock reflection. Sherlock raises eyebrow.

  3. Reblogged this on Sharon Harvey – Writer & Author and commented:
    Esthers 5 word challenge time again!

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  5. syncwithdeep says:

    Life oscillates between two hands….

  6. Paul Mastaglio says:

    Time to clock off, perhaps?

    You could just clock someone!

    Is that clock slow again?


    Paul Mastaglio 😁


  7. Ritu says:

    Did the clock just stop?

    The clock strikes twelve. Run!

    Can’t turn the clock back.

    Clock frozen. Time suspended. Bliss

    Shoot that darned cuckoo clock!

  8. It happened! The clock exploded.
    He died watching the clock.
    The clock spoke to me.
    A distant clock called me.
    Happy days without the clock.
    My clock forgot to tick.
    The clock ticked, then tocked.
    A knock, then the clock.

  9. The clock struck twelve, then…..
    My clock fell and shattered.
    I will clock you in.
    I was clocked and abandoned.

  10. valfish56 says:

    Big Ben’s not a clock.
    Shenanigans under the clock tower.
    Biological clock ticking; Man needed…

  11. valfish56 says:

    Thanks Esther

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