Fall is in full swing and so is Halloweensie! Pop over to Susanna Hill's Halloweensie contest to read the contest entries when you have a moment you are in for a treat! Here is my entry is less than 100 words, using a variation of the words: potion, cobweb and treat.
The Pumpkin Stand
By Kari Ann Gonzalez
On Halloween, plump pumpkins were picked.
Not Gorda. Gourds were too green. Too warty. Still, Gorda longed for a home.
She cleared the cobwebs, and stood tall- even pasted triangles to become a Gord-A-Lantern. Nothing worked.
The last pumpkin was picked. And Gorda’s dreams were squashed. It couldn’t get any worse…until Witch whisked Gorda away on her broom!
Gorda knew she was destined for stew.
After a short flight,
Witch sprinkled a putrid potion.
Seasoning, Gorda sighed.
Gorda looked up to see… a tiny witch hat?
Witch said, “Now, you look just like me. Let’s go trick-or-treating!”
10/28/2019 09:36:36 pm
Aah, Gorda the gourd got more than she wanted, a needed friend. Good luck.
11/3/2019 09:26:37 am
Maria, thanks for stopping by. Great friends are an amazing gift! Good luck on the contest!
10/29/2019 02:03:37 am
Ha a twist at the end. Good Luck!
11/3/2019 01:45:14 pm
Thanks, Diane! I always love a good twist. I try to build them in whenever I can. Best of luck in the contest!
10/29/2019 03:43:57 am
Awww. Gorda found her perfect match.
11/3/2019 01:48:03 pm
Glad you enjoyed my story, Monica. Best of luck in the contest!
10/29/2019 04:54:12 am
Nice twist at the end. Loved the line Gorda's dreams were squashed! Good luck!
11/3/2019 01:49:55 pm
Nancy, that was my favorite as well! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Good luck to you as well!
10/31/2019 09:46:24 pm
I'm so glad it had a happy ending, LOL. Good for Gorda! Good luck!
11/3/2019 01:54:02 pm
Hi Jilanne, gotta love the happy endings! Thanks for stopping by to hear about Gorda!
11/2/2019 01:10:49 pm
I did not expect Gorda to get a friend! What a nice surprise!
11/3/2019 01:55:52 pm
Thanks, Michelle! I love surprises, I work them into my writing as much as I can. Best of luck in the contest!
11/3/2019 03:02:37 am
What a nice witch, A sweet story. Love the ending. Good luck!
11/3/2019 01:58:23 pm
Hi Corine, thanks for stopping by to hear Gorda’s story. Gourds and witches are so underrated! Glad you enjoyed it! Good luck in the contest!
11/4/2019 03:53:22 pm
Ah, very cute and fun language!
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