Sunday, January 30, 2011

Microfiction Monday!

Susan's wonderful Microfiction Monday is here--it's fun, please visit her blog and read everyone's entries for the day! You're more than welcome to hope the train if you're up to it. :)

The challenge is to write a story in 140 characters or less. Ready?

Here we GO!



"Laddie! We be shipwrecked on this blasted isle--this is all ye could fish out?"

"Aye, Capn cleanliness is nextu godliness, dontcha know."


139 characters

28 comments:

  1. Fun take for the day! You gotta love pirates who think well of cleanliness!!! Love it! Hope you have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  2. That's a fun one. Love the dialog!

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  3. Wonderful, dontcha know!
    -- K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  4. Good fish tale, dontcha know.
    HAHAHAHAHA

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  5. The "real you" comes out in a crisis! Thanks for the laugh, Elizabeth!

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  6. I had that very same thought but went a slightly different direction. Good one!

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  7. Cute one and great shortening skills there. :O)

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  8. The cap'n will fast learn if he wants something done right he'll have to do it himself. LOL

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  9. I guess this week is about about getting cleaned up ;-)

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  10. LOL!!!!! Wise words!!!! Excellent! Yay! Take care
    x

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  11. OOh Ar, they'd be right there! LOL! :O)

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  12. They can float to heaven! good one, thanks.

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  13. Ah, but what is starvation next to? Sure hope there's some coconut trees on that island. :)

    Hope you'll stop by: Bad Fit

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  14. Love the character speech! Fun one this week. Cheers~

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  15. Gotta love the positive thinking! :)

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  16. This is all you could fish out! Good one! :)

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  17. Perhaps he should let his Capt'n fish tomorrow. Most any catch should be better than this.
    :)
    Very nice µ-fiction story, Elizabeth.
    ..

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  18. Those two are fast becoming my favorite philosophers!

    Nice job, Elizabeth. Have a great week.

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  19. Very fresh idea, philosophic fishermen. I like your wording on this!
    :)

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  20. Cleanliness may be important but food would have been more welcome I'm sure. ;)

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  21. Now there's a well-brought-up sailor ;-)

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  22. Elizabeth,
    This was one of the first thoughts that crossed my mind when I first saw this week's pic...but then went in a totally different direction! Loved your dialog...and cleanliness is good but a full tummy is better!

    ~Jean

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  23. I'm sure if they get hungry enough......

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