Our job, then, is to write a short story of no more than 140 words, or a short-short story of 140 characters or less, including spaces and punctuation, using the photo as a prompt, and including the word of the week if possible.
It's good to be back, Grandma, because I might have become verbose rather than succinct if I had remained in Italy, where communication involves many, many words, facial expressions, and a plethora of gestures.
|Photo provided as prompt|
My brother was joining the Canadian Navy, but first checked out how other sailors fared.
He didn't want to partake of the bottom one's fare.
(140 characters, including spaces and punctuation.)
"Hurry up, lads, we'll soon be going to Italy and partaking of some fabulous food and rich desserts."
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