Can You Tell A Story In…

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

Here are your RULES from last week:

Kim Blades Writing Blog:

Rules: do not break them.

Rules bring order to life.

Rules bring order from chaos.

Rules give us true freedom.

Rules gave rise to civilization.

Trent’s World:

I’m not sure about this since:

I don’t listen to rules!

Rules can not bind me.

I’m free, not rule-bound.


Don’t give me your rules!


I didn’t follow one rule!

Sarah Evans:

I break all the rules!

Paul Mastaglio:

Mask up. Don’t break rules.

Rules don’t apply. I’m tiny!

Rules are driving me mad!


I always break the rules.

In this house, Cat rules!

Mummy really rules the roost.

Too many rules and regulations.

Mask rules came too late…

Metre rules are pointless things.

Roberta Writes:

I’m a rule-breaking black sheep.


Rules, meant to be broken.

Follow the rules, or die.

She lived by her rules.

She died following the rules.


No rules, that’s wicked cool.

Rules invite resistance, my dear.


Contradictory rules. Always wear mask.

Christine Mallaband-Brown:

The rules are measured daily.

The king rules over Mordor!

His rules are totally absurd.

I’m mandated to make rules!

He rules out online fraud?

Three rules, kindness, consideration, friendliness.

Big smiley face following rules.

EDC Writing:

Rules in my name? True.

Colleen M. Chesebro:

Never break rules or promises!

Kevin Morris:

The Special Adviser’s Rule Book.

Rhen Laird:

Too many rules – joy stolen.

The Wandering Empath:

Darkness looms in the rules.

Lightness lives in rules also.

Where do the rules live?

The rules live in ourselves.


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34 Responses to Can You Tell A Story In…

  1. Ritu says:

    Wear a mask. Simple enough.
    My smile masks the truth.
    Can you make a mask?
    Face mask and bath – bliss
    Air freshener just masks smells

  2. Wearing mask for sleep aponea.
    wear a mask for covid
    cats fur looks like mask!
    Zorros Mask was fine silver
    Mud bath, face mask, messy!
    My chocolate mask has melted?
    face. A mask of pain.

  3. Sanjuna says:

    Forced to mask between masked people.
    Another face or cloth,mask is everywhere.

  4. trentpmcd says:

    That smile masks many sins.

  5. Kim Smyth says:

    So tired of wearing masks!
    Masks protect you from nothing.
    Wearing masks is a pain.

    Ok, sorry, but you asked, lol.

  6. Paul Mastaglio says:

    The masks are my disguise.
    No peeping. Keep masks on!
    Who is behind the masks?

  7. vartamaan72 says:

    Mental Mask drives relationships

    Mask over mind hides truth

    Mask over face protects us

    Masks over thoughts misguide us

    My mask is only facial

    Shred masks to realise self

  8. Marsha says:

    My husband won’t wear masks.
    In CA the deaf don’t.
    Maybe masks work, maybe not.
    We can’t talk about masks.
    I wear masks when required.

  9. Masks make my face sweat.
    Masks are a necessary accessory.
    Masks work as a shield.
    Masks highlight our smiling eyes.
    Criminals feel comfortable wearing masks.

  10. Valerie Fish says:

    Masks save lives. Don’t they?

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  12. Hi Esther. I tried to give my stories a beginning, a middle and an end:

    Shopping trip.
    No masks.

    Blind date.
    Masks slipped.

    Sneaky cigarette.
    Help! Mask’s aflame!

  13. My son, Paul, came up with this one:

    Bought mask,
    wore mask,

  14. Under the mask, new normal.
    Wear mask, but not fake.
    Mask, the new fashion.
    Mask, mask , mask mission everywhere.

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