Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday and your new five-word challenge is here. Last week, I wanted to know about your SHOPPING. This week, I want to know about your SLEEP. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word SLEEP in it somewhere?

Here are your SHOPPING stories from last week:


Yay! Shopping! Oh no! Queues!

I prefer online shopping now.

Shopping list full of chocolate.

My shopping bags are heavy.

Always forget my shopping bags…


When can we go shopping?

I need shopping therapy now!

Shopping used to be fun.

He hated shopping for clothes.

Paul Mastaglio:

You can now go shopping.

Really? Shopping’s so much fun!

Shopping heaven. Lots to buy!

Christine Mallaband-Brown:

Hubby shopping? Oh my gawd!

Cheese and wine shopping list?

My shopping needs washing now.

Her shopping order was late.

Shopping? Just get alcohol please.

Roberta Writes:

It lay among the shopping.

The shopping bag burst open.

The shopping bag smelled bad.


Shopping? What’s that? Spending money!

Shopping? Can’t find plastic bags!

Can’t touch! No fun shopping.

Clothes shopping? Fumigation? No way!

Kim Smyth:

Not shopping wearing a mask!

No shopping til weight lost!

I love shopping for liquor!

EDC Writing:

Shopping male? Gender breaking typo.

Rhen Laird:

Shopping…the thrill is gone.

Deeply Shreded:

Crazy lad go shopping, Brain!!

Bharul Chhatbar:

Shopping in this pandamic? Really?

Shopping, once was an enjoyment.

Shopping, where should we go?

Chill, shrill, shopping all done!

Simon Farnell:

Shopping done – Now to eating!

A man shopping? Whatever next?

I think Kev’s hopping mad!


Shopping, mask, cough, weird looks!

Shopping? Six feet apart, please.

Shopping now a worse chore!

Shopping? Get away from me!

Shopping police, 6 feet apart!

No face mask, no shop!


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39 Responses to Can You Tell A Story In…

  1. Sleep walking, wrong room excuse.

  2. Shopping, food, eat then sleep…
    Cats sleep all day long!
    Sleep by an active volcano?!
    I have sleep aponea now.
    Sleep on that thought- sucker!
    You sleep, I’ll drive home.

  3. Ritu says:

    Sleep seem elusive, some nights.
    Can’t sleep in this heat.
    All I need is sleep.

  4. Sanjuna says:

    Sleep my mind orders..
    But my body is not obeying..
    Again what it asked me..
    Mindful calm sleep all in need so stop overthinking I said..

  5. I want sleep, not darkness
    Sleep, sheep, count, not working
    Think, boat rocking, ahhh sleep

  6. Rhen Laird says:

    Sleep is a great prompt! I’m curious about the idea of these 5-word stories–as I see many participants are offering multiples of 5’s. Do you prefer multiples–or are singe 5-word stories okay?

  7. My sleep tells life’s stories.

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  9. Sarah says:

    Sleep. I always need more! 😃😃

  10. Valerie Fish says:

    Sleep impossible with snoring spouse
    Counting sheep supposedly induces sleep
    Sleep, sleep, where art thou?

  11. Tessa says:

    Sleep, what is the definition?
    I sleep during the day.
    I can’t sleep at night!
    Sleep apnea keeps me awake!
    Sleeping alone is the best!

  12. Let all evils sleep.
    No negativity, all in sleep.
    Rejuvenating relieving refreshing sleep.
    Calm mind, good sleep, nirvana.

  13. Thanks for appreciating 😍

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