Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday and your new five-word challenge is here. As I’m going to be out of action after my surgery, here are three prompts to keep you going. I’ll publish all your stories when I’m recovered and back blogging.





Here are your STAMP stories from last week:

Kim Smyth:

Dad loaned me a stamp.

My card needed a stamp.

Stamp received. Card sent off!


He stamped on my heart.

Stamps are bloody expensive nowadays!

Hand stamped. Nightclub entrance guaranteed!

Christine Mallaband-Brown:

Stamp out motorbike theft now!

Your stamp of approval please?

Stamp your feet, it’s cold.

best treasure? Penny Black stamp!

She stamped on his toe!

A postage stamp sized garden.

Keith Channing:

Stick To All Mail, Please.

Lance Greenfield:

Stamp thefts – Police arrest male.

Butterfly stamps and palace disappears.

The camp tramp stamped daintily.

Screaming Violet Elizabeth Bott stamped.

Rubber stamps can be fun.

Travelling stamp stuck in corner.

Every stamp tells a story.

Stamp out spread of viruses.

Stories need stamp of approval.

Food stamps are history now.

My passport: my stamp collection.

EDC Writing:

Stamps, licked, steamed off, displayed.

Paul Mastaglio:

Post late. Second class stamp!

Ruth Scribbles:

I’ll stamp my feet forever!!

Linking People 2003:

Sir Rowland Hill invented stamp.

Knighted for inventing postage stamp.

First adhesive postage stamp, 1837.

Queen Victoria’s head on stamp.

Penny Black Stamp for penny.

Don’t stamp feet instead breath.

Passport needs valid visa stamp.

Stamp on visa invalidates it.

Inky franking mark invalidates stamp.

Invalidated stamp cannot be reused.

Stamp with signature needed officially.

Articles have company logo stamp.

Fructochlorophyll will have SunShineSwasth stamp.

Medals were stamped with dies.

Cricketing ability stamps him valuable.

Leaders stamp authority on team.

Project has stamp of authority.

Soldiers’ stamp of boots seen!

Government did stamp out corruption!

And here are some stories from Tessa on the prompt FRUIT from the previous week:

I don’t consume enough fruit.

I love fresh fruit salad.

My favorite fruit is bananas.


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22 Responses to Can You Tell A Story In…

  1. Eva Hnizdo says:

    Kiss in 5 words
    His kiss melted me completely.
    kiss me instead of talking
    AutoCorrect changes kiss to kill

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  2. Kiss? Deodorant in a sandwich!

    More to follow

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Kim Smyth says:

    Give me a butterfly kiss.
    The kiss of death; negligence!

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  4. I’m posting three sets incase I

    She blew a kiss, sadly.
    My kiss seals the deal!
    A chocolate kiss, really lovely
    Where oceans kiss? Crossword clue.
    Gently kiss my lovers hand….

    Sandwich :

    Fishfinger and custard sandwich… Who?
    Cheers for the birthday sandwich.
    Predictive text sandwich or photograph.
    Knuckle sandwich? Bunch of fives!
    Club sandwich, tiny lunch option.
    Cheese and lemon sandwich? Never!

    Deodorant :

    Strong and spicy mens deodorant.
    Deodorant, no cork in nose!
    Deodorant for land fill needed!
    Gorgonzola requires strong cheese deodorant!
    72 hour deodorant? New invention!

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  5. Paul Mastaglio says:

    Sealed with a kiss. Swoon!
    A kiss on both cheeks.
    After every kiss use mouthwash!

    A cheese and ham sandwich.
    A ham and cheese sandwich.
    Try a different sandwich. Please!

    This deodorant smells appalingly bad.
    Some deodorant are too strong.
    Embrace smelly, ditch the deodorant!

    Cheers Paul 😁

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  6. I am very sorry you need more surgery, Esther. I hope you recover quickly and the surgery is successful.


  7. Darlene says:

    Good luck with your surgery. Here are a few for you when you are up and about.
    A kiss, just one kiss.
    Throw me a kiss goodbye.
    Kisses and lies, all lies.
    She killed for a kiss.
    Kisses to last a lifetime.

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  8. Ritu says:

    And then he kissed me

    Sandwiched between two bumbling buffoons!

    Want to borrow my deodorant?

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  9. Croque Monsieur: nice toasted sandwich.
    Croque Madame: egg topped sandwich.
    Favourite sandwich? Sausage and marmalade.
    Deodorant: Thou shall not smell.
    Kiss me here . . . and here!
    Where to kiss me next?
    Sandwich: an original Cinque Port.
    Passionate kisses lead to more.
    Your kisses raise my temperature.
    Smooth and deep French kissing.
    Stork bites and angel kisses.
    When riled, Theo would rant.
    Dark sky? Sand which stormed.
    Eskimo kisses involve rubbing noses.
    Air kisses are posh mwahs.
    Your kisses weaken my knees.


  10. valfish56 says:

    I’m missing grandson’s sloppy kisses
    Postman’s’ Knock; my first kiss
    Mum and dad are kissing; Yuck!

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  11. Linkingpeople2003 says:

    ….DEATH kissed her during surgery!

    ….OXYTOCIN helps to love, kiss!

    ….AUTISTIC kisses mechanically without love!

    ….GASTRIC kissing ulcers after trauma!

    ….SANDWICH culture in Britain continues!

    ….ALTERNATE formal, practical – sandwich course!

    ….PERFUME is a better deodorant!

    ….MASK culture reduced deodorant use!


  12. Linkingpeople2003 says:

    Limerick for Monday: Prompt:- Kiss, Sandwich and Deodorant:

    DEATH kissed her during surgery but lively,

    Oxytocin helps to love and kiss lightly!

    Autistic kids kiss mechanically without love,

    Sandwich culture in Britain continues belove!

    Mask culture avoids deodorant wisely!


  13. If you are missing Esther’s weekly ‘Can You Tell a Story In . . .’ challenge, have no fear! I am caretaking the spot over on my blog while she recuperates from her surgery. Esther is still providing the prompts.

    So pop across to Write to Inspire and have a go.


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