Can you tell a story in ten words?

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  1. Anna Haven profile image84
    Anna Havenposted 4 years ago

    Can you tell a story in ten words?

    Can you start a tall tale with a tiny amount of words?
    I will go first............

    He heard soft whispering. She had found him. He hid.

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    Ghaelachposted 4 years ago

    Hi Anna.
    How about........"Her lovely voise was so soft, then she passed away."

    Hope that is what you mean. It's hard enough with my F/F stories in 5/700 words, never mind 10 words.
    LOL Ghaelach

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Ghaelach
      That sounded like an interesting story could transpire from your words...
      Thank you for answering.
      Anna

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      Ghaelachposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      or how about........"The beautiful baby was born, but the young mother died"
      A bit morbid.
      Merry Christmas in advance
      Ghaelach

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    Motown2Chitownposted 4 years ago

    I'm born, live; will die.  Hope I get it right.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Oh I liked this. Thank you!

  4. Romeos Quill profile image80
    Romeos Quillposted 4 years ago

    " Once upon a fleeting rhyme, hatched, matched, dispatched in time... "
    This is a good idea Anna smile
    Best Wishes,
    R.Q.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Beautifully poetic, no less than I would expect from yourself.
      Thank you smile

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    Rayne123posted 4 years ago

    Very good question will have to think about I have trouble writing a short poem lol

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Rayne123. Ten words isn't much smile

  6. Jodah profile image89
    Jodahposted 4 years ago

    God created the heavens and the Earth, and then rested.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Jodah very much for reading and for answering. smile

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    DJ Andersonposted 4 years ago

    Hi, Anna,

    Is this what you had in mind?

    She captivated her audience with the performance of a lifetime.
    DJ.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yes DJ. It just leaves so many questions as to what will transpire next..
      Thank you for a captivating answer!

  8. Diana Lee profile image82
    Diana Leeposted 4 years ago

    High over a mountain top the eagle sees majestic views.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you very much Diana Lee for your soaring answer. smile

  9. Becky Katz profile image82
    Becky Katzposted 4 years ago

    As she gave birth, she experienced the ultimate emotional high.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you very much for reading and answering. You are certainly speaking the truth on this one.

  10. Michael-Milec profile image60
    Michael-Milecposted 4 years ago

    Don't die in hurry before securing eternal peace with Creator,

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Michael-Milec for taking the time to read and for answering.
      Anna

  11. starstream profile image75
    starstreamposted 4 years ago

    The winter woods revealed beautiful snow laden trees quietly waiting.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That leaves the question of what they are waiting for.  Thank you for an interesting answer.

    2. Michael-Milec profile image60
      Michael-Milecposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      temperature rising, forecast for high up to minus twenty five

  12. Twilight Lawns profile image81
    Twilight Lawnsposted 4 years ago

    Adam and Eve; first on earth, some folk believe.
    Amen

    1. Twilight Lawns profile image81
      Twilight Lawnsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Adam and Hawa; first couple on earth, Muslims believe.
      Amin

    2. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Twilight Lawns for your interesting answers.
      Anna

    3. Twilight Lawns profile image81
      Twilight Lawnsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      “Weni, Widi, Wici,” said Caesar; and returned Homewards - (That’s Romewards).

  13. robjlodge profile image59
    robjlodgeposted 4 years ago

    Birth.
    Growing.
    Learning.
    Living.
    Working.
    Ageing.
    Dying.
    Death.

    The story of life in just 8 words.

    1. Michael-Milec profile image60
      Michael-Milecposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Believing, gaining wisdom , knowing and doing that what is  is right, and live in peace with the Creator and the people... Thus journey would be successful and joyful moving on... Eternity is quite tooooo long period of time... ' Pax vobiscum.'

    2. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you robjlodge. You explained the journey and had two words to spare. smile

  14. josters profile image79
    jostersposted 4 years ago

    There was oxygen. There was water. Life. Beauty ever after.

    Great idea, by the way.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for answering josters. You managed to capture the essence of life well. smile

  15. dilyana profile image61
    dilyanaposted 4 years ago

    I must admit that I haven't made up this story, but I just hope you'll like it.
    A teacher told his students to make up a story, where the main character is an aristocrat, God is mentioned and there is a mystery.
    A minute later one of the students handed in his story. It was:
    'Oh, my God,' said the duchess. 'I'm pregnant, but I don't know by whom.'
    As the requirement is 10 words,
    '(My) God', said the duchess. 'I'm pregnant but by whom?'

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Funny and definately worthy of a big smile smile Thank you.

    2. Twilight Lawns profile image81
      Twilight Lawnsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      God said, “With that, Your Grace, you’ve fallen from grace.”

    3. dilyana profile image61
      dilyanaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      smile A great sequel! Intelligent! Thank you!

  16. Harishprasad profile image82
    Harishprasadposted 4 years ago

    Mystery, man,love,wife, kids, joys,conflicts,fear,death,mystery. Anna, I find no story so interesting as this one. Really an interesting question.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you Harishprasad fir your interesting answer. smile

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    theresashieldsposted 4 years ago

    She watched and shivered, knowingly, insides turning to ice..

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      This sounds like a great story prompt. Intriguing! Thank you. smile

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    Larry Wallposted 4 years ago

    Once upon a time a man lived and then died.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Ain't that the truth. smile Thank you Larry Wall for taking the time to read and answer.

  19. bethperry profile image91
    bethperryposted 4 years ago

    Mrs. Claus received her dearest wish: Santa came, twice tonight.

    1. Anna Haven profile image84
      Anna Havenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Very clever. smile Thank you bethperry.

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    Giffordposted 3 years ago

    Newspaper Ad
    Vacancy: her side of the bed
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