Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday once again and that means five-word story time. Your new word this week is:


So can you tell a story in five words using the word FEAR in it somewhere?

Your word last week was TRAIN. Here are your TRAIN stories:

Keith Channing:

Train hard to catch train
Running for train is training
Avoid stepping on bride’s train
Inner strength is trained mind
Never train guns on people.


Train mind to control emotions.

Ruth Scribbles:

Train the children with manners.
Really, train them by example.
And be sure training’s fun.
I was a trainer once.
Never punish while training them.

Christine Mallaband-Brown:

Chatanooga choochoo, my favourite train.

How to train your pony.

Train long and hard, athletes.

The train is running early!

Train, plane, boat, travel methods…

Astronomy – train your telescope there…

Kim Smith:

Never been far by train.

Trains bring towns down sometimes.

Travel by train offers opportunities.

Annette Rochelle Aben:

Train tracks are tied up.

Terveen Gill:

He waited. The train didn’t.

Trent’s World:

Training to drive a train.

Daddy hit by a train.

EDC Writing:

She caught train he missed.

And something different from Richmond Road:

I hear the train a-coming
Distant running down the line
Whistling and humming, rhythmic drumming
Keeping pace and keeping time
I hear the strings a-strumming
Hear the bell? It’s mine
For me, the last homecoming
Going down. I’m going fine.

Val Fish:

Squashed on train like sardines.

Passed out on packed train.

Railway children’s petticoats stop train.

Lance Greenfield:

Plane to Spain to train.

Training in Madrid was fun.

Blended training engages and excites.

Proper training relieves operational strains.

Steam trains revive childhood memories.


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29 Responses to Can You Tell A Story In…

  1. Fear of failing my MA!
    My fear of flying, terrified.
    The triffids, my plant fear.
    Fight the fear with Macrame!
    Oranges and lemons. Citrus Fear!
    Spiders really fear big feet!

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  2. Fear keeps a person sharp
    Earn my respect, not fear.
    Anger comes often from fear
    Remember, fear can be rational!
    Finally: fostering frailty fortifies fear.

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  3. Darlene says:

    Fantasing Events that Apppear Real
    Fear change but do it
    Facing your fear is hard
    The only thing to fear

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  4. Swallow fear chased with whiskey.

    Liked by 3 people

  5. I fear nothing but fear.
    His fear emotionally paralyzed him.
    He threatened “fear of god.”

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Terveen Gill says:

    Decapitate fear, discover an ear.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. Ritu says:

    I fear I am overeating.
    I fear for my waistline
    Size 16 is my fear!

    Liked by 2 people

  8. Phoebe feared some fearsome phobias
    No fear! Lance is here!
    Subconscious fears result in tears
    Feartie Freddie was awfully afraid
    Greatest fear is male medics
    Fearsome foe flies from afar
    Fearless fossa fought frightened fox

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  9. Earth! Known as planet Fear
    Beneath their feet, fear reigned
    Death feared nothing but life
    Their fear came to life
    Tik-Tok! It’s fear o’clock again

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  10. SexagenarianScribbler says:

    Never fear, Supergran is here
    Phobia; a fear too far
    I fear for Earth’s future
    Frightened to face my fear…
    Root canal; fear factor fifty!

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