Can You Tell A Story In…

I’d been looking forward to reading your five-word stories, and you certainly didn’t disappoint! Here’s my new challenge for you. Can you tell a five-word story using the following word in it somewhere:


Last week’s challenge was POST. Here are your super stories:


By post… long awaited, rejection.

Your post… long awaited, Esther.

Terveen Gill:

From pillar to post, undefeated.

Kim Smyth:

I’m creating a post today.

Don’t stick tongue to lamppost!

Annette Rochelle Aben:

Tied to the hitching post.

Lance Greenfield:

Winner: first past the post.

Your cheque’s in the post.

International postage is very expensive.

Hitting post is a miss.

Favourite posting was Hong Kong.

Beaten from pillar to post.

Bony Tony was a postie.

Recorded in archive for posterity.

Express post is delivered post-haste.

Post Christmas posterior is well-cushioned.

Esther posts excellent blogging challenges.

Post-mortems reveal some shocking clues.

Proper posture prevents prolonged pain.

Ruth Scribbles:

I’ll post when I’m back!


Important post coming up soon!

And… the post is up!


Post arrived, such sad news.

Trent’s World:

Shall I post a story?

I’ll do one, post haste!

Christine Mallaband-Brown:

Post-haste, what does that mean?

Post race stats prove anomalous!

She posted it for Easter.

What post did you get?

My post was all bills!

Bill got his post yesterday…

Yesterday the postman knocked twice!

Peter Wells:

Nearly good enough to post.

Alsu Remi:

Selfie post responses were glib.

Val Fish:

Birthday boy waiting for post.

Doggy in distress, chewed post!

Be kind in your posts.

Linking People 2003:

Post office remains vital backup!

Fibreoptic cable line delivers post!

Satallites shot down – post offices!

Bathroom number four – emoting post!


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30 Responses to Can You Tell A Story In…

  1. Darlene says:

    So many great 5 word stories.
    Here´s mine for Book:

    She´s writing a great book.
    Finished the book – many tears.
    Book = blood, sweat and tears.
    Do not write that book!

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  2. Bony Tony wrote excellent books
    Book early to avoid disappointment
    McGarrett said, “Book ‘im Danno!”
    Betty Bookworm graduated with honours
    Liposcelidae (booklice) cause tremendous damage
    Religious books are man-made weapons
    I bookended with Bony Tony

    Did you notice how I bookended all of my five-word stories with one of Esther’s, and my, favourite characters? 🙂

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  3. Terveen Gill says:

    I’ll burp that book out.
    A book is someone’s story.

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Simon says:

    Ah this is going… I must have missed it before.

    I’ll have to book in.
    Throw the book at them!
    Let’s cook the books Esther!

    I hope you’re good 🙂

    Liked by 4 people

  5. Kim Smyth says:

    I’ll book that appointment today.
    I’m reading the best book!
    Did you book our trip?

    Liked by 2 people

  6. Go and buy a book,
    Books are better than kindle!
    Kindle the fire- burn books!
    Book your holiday to Spain
    Spanish books – learning the language!
    Language is found in books…
    Books include fiction and facts
    Fact based book- realism rules!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Her book held his eyes.

    One book, two stories entwined.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Ritu says:

    The Rebirth of my book!
    A book is a must.
    I’m never without a book.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Have you written a book?
    My book has 5 words.
    Book him and cuff him!
    The book of life-fiction.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Chef fired for cooking books
    Nothing beats a good book
    Books; pages of pure pleasure

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Linkingpeople2003 says:

    BOOK a room in advance!
    MAKE entry into account book!
    AUDIOBOOKS are preferred these days!
    BOOK culprit for police station!
    ARABIC book begins from back!

    कमरा पहले से बुक करें!
    खाता बही में बुक करें!
    ऑडियोबुक इन दिनों पसंद हैं!
    पुलिस बुक किया अपराधी को !
    अरबी किताब पीछे से शुरू!

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