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A Nor’easter From Down South: Microfiction Monday!

Posted on Jan 30, 2011 by Lisa Ricard Claro   32 Comments | Posted in microfiction

Microfiction Monday is here once again.   I’m looking forward to reading all the creative stories that others have written.  Visit Susan at Stony River, who hosts this fun meme, to link to other blogs and tales to match the picture below (all 140 characters or less). Enjoy!

The old salt cackled. 
“I bet Marge a bucket ‘o oysters that nor’easter’d blow clean through town. 
Ha, ha! Cain’t git no cleaner’n that!”

* * * * * * * *
“May be from Amy’s dory. Hope not.” Sal sniffed. 
Bo shuddered. “I told her the storm’d come up quick. 
This looks bad, Sal. Mighty bad.”

I have three new followers to greet! Welcome — to  Margo Benson, Tony Benson and Francinehvr (for whom no link was available). Thanks for looking around Writing in the Buff and deciding to stay. I appreciate your time and look forward to getting to know you.
I hope everyone has a terrific Monday. I’ll be hosting a blog contest for February and will tell you about it later in the week, so please check back for details!
Til next time –
Lisa

32 Responses to "A Nor’easter From Down South: Microfiction Monday!"

  1. Comment by Sylvia K
    January 31, 2011 at 12:14 am  

    Both are great ones, Lisa! And we have had a lot of dirty sailors this weekend!! How fun! Hope you have a great week!Sylvia

  2. Comment by Ms.Daisy
    January 31, 2011 at 12:28 am  

    Oh my, I'm really liking the first one…it's upbeat and funny. The second one has me worrying about Amy in the dory!! Love them both, by the way!~Jean

  3. Comment by jamisons-letters
    January 31, 2011 at 1:00 am  

    The first one is my favorite as well!! Too funny!!

  4. Comment by Jim
    January 31, 2011 at 1:47 am  

    Hi Lisa, my money is on the first one. It is clean fun(ny). The second? Poor Bo, he is going to miss his Amy…

  5. Comment by moondustwriter
    January 31, 2011 at 3:08 am  

    Cleaner than a whistle…the second 🙁

  6. Comment by Anyes
    January 31, 2011 at 3:39 am  

    The first one is my favourite 🙂

  7. Comment by anthonynorth
    January 31, 2011 at 5:00 am  

    Both nicely thought out. Enjoyed them.

  8. Comment by 5thsister
    January 31, 2011 at 6:41 am  

    Cleverness at its best!!!

  9. Comment by G-Man
    January 31, 2011 at 8:41 am  

    Great Job Lisa!!

  10. Comment by Mary
    January 31, 2011 at 9:54 am  

    Hahaha – the first is my fav, but both are great. Thanks for visiting and following me btw!

  11. Comment by Karen
    January 31, 2011 at 10:14 am  

    Two colorful microfictions here! Love that first one! :>

  12. Comment by Dianne
    January 31, 2011 at 11:00 am  

    clean through town – that made me laugh!!

  13. Comment by Peggy
    January 31, 2011 at 11:05 am  

    Lisa;Those winds do blow hard and I bet they would clean up almost everything. Loved them both and love that you gave us TWO gems this week!

  14. Comment by Jinksy
    January 31, 2011 at 11:27 am  

    I'm clean out of comments… LOL

  15. Comment by Kay L. Davies
    January 31, 2011 at 12:44 pm  

    The first one is very funny! Good work.– KKay, Alberta, CanadaAn Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

  16. Comment by Margo Benson
    January 31, 2011 at 1:28 pm  

    They're both so clever – I laughed out loud at the first one! Thank you for the welcome 🙂

  17. Comment by septembermom
    January 31, 2011 at 1:33 pm  

    The word play is very clever. I enjoyed both of them. Great job!

  18. Comment by Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy
    January 31, 2011 at 2:09 pm  

    Hi Lisa,Of course they are both excellent. The second one made me worried; I'd like to learn more about that story. Have a wonderful week. Are you getting more snow too? I'll need to look a the news.:>) Kathy

  19. Comment by Ellie
    January 31, 2011 at 3:50 pm  

    They were both brilliant. The second brought to mind The Prefect Storm!

  20. Comment by Grandma's Goulash
    January 31, 2011 at 4:51 pm  

    Looks like Marge will be enjoying oysters tonight. She's even got something to clean them with! As ever, I have nothing but admiration for someone who can come up with more than one MF for an image.Hope you'll stop by: Bad Fit

  21. Comment by Pooch
    January 31, 2011 at 6:46 pm  

    Both made me laugh!! Clean through town! Can't get more literal than that.:)

  22. Comment by Michael G-G
    January 31, 2011 at 7:30 pm  

    Now I have to say that you hit both the humorous (#1) and the poignant (#2) out of the park. Most people shied away from serious, too–so I'm glad you took the bull by the horns.Have a great week.

  23. Comment by Susan Fobes
    January 31, 2011 at 7:45 pm  

    I get it, I get it-clean through town! (Took me a while on a Monday though-LOL!)

  24. Comment by sylviamorice
    January 31, 2011 at 8:04 pm  

    Very clever. I liked them both, although I think the first is my favourite. Great job.

  25. Comment by sonia
    January 31, 2011 at 8:38 pm  

    Both are really good! Good job!

  26. Comment by Tammy
    January 31, 2011 at 10:18 pm  

    Clever as usual! You are making me addicted to these. Reading them, I mean, but still….

  27. Comment by Bookie
    January 31, 2011 at 10:42 pm  

    Both are good work but I am taken with the first one!!!

  28. Comment by K9friend
    January 31, 2011 at 11:20 pm  

    I have to vote for number one. You're a very clever girl!Patwww.critteralley.blogspot.com

  29. Comment by Margaret Bednar
    February 1, 2011 at 12:21 am  

    I think the first one wins the prize. Very witty.

  30. Comment by Elizabeth Mueller
    February 1, 2011 at 12:47 am  

    Great voice ye have there! 😉¸.•´♥Elizabeth

  31. Comment by irishoma
    February 1, 2011 at 6:37 pm  

    Number one is Numero Uno for me. Very clever.Donna V.http://donnasbookpub.blogspot.com

  32. Comment by Lucy Westenra
    February 3, 2011 at 4:03 pm  

    Took me a while too> In fact, I'm not sure I'm there yet . . .


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