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A Challenge
by Sherry Gail Heim

Wednesday, October 20, 2004
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I thought it might be fun to try to incorporate as many of the words listed below, as you can, into either a poem or short story. You can change the word to fit in, i.e. motorcycle can be changed to motorcyclist or motorcycling, etc. I have not even tried to do this yet, so the rest of you may very well beat me at my own game. Have fun!
Oct. 21, 2004
So far, I have written a short story using 32 of these words That was the easy part, the hard part is going to be using the remaining words in a poem. ;)
October 22
I finally got the poem done..whew, remind me not to try to do my own challenges...LOLOLOLOL


These are all compound words or words that often go together.  Try to use at least 5, but the more you can use and keep the poem/story cohesive, the better.


Words:
post office, shoelace, snowball, servicemen, waterwheel, box top, underground, freeway, soda pop, ice cube, bluegrass, sun glasses, rim shot, heartbreak, High School, sand dune, checkbook, bow tie, foggy night, flip-flop, moneymaker, icebox, lipstick, roller coaster, tap dance, brick wall, saddle shoes, paperclip, blue-eyed, sandbox, hollow log, riverbank, hotdog, sawdust, bad boy, eye glasses, donut hole, all night, sunset, stardust, motorcycle, empty heart, pop top, cockfight, spider bite, hokey-pokey, meatball, high stepping, motorboat, black eye

     

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Reviewed by Ed Matlack 10/24/2004
Okay now that I found out how to get to the words of this challenge, you got to give me a chance too...(pouting) I want my name in lights too...LOL! I will work with the words and let you know when I post something, this sounds like fun...Thanks for a fun idea...Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 10/22/2004
Wait... wait... I've been away... I want to play, too, Sherry. (grin) I'm brain-dead at the moment but printed out this marvelous list and hope something will come... this is just too much fun not to see what I can do. Thanks... you clever thing, you! Wish me luck! katy xox.
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 10/22/2004
Needs a star poet to put these words together to form a poem and i'm sure there will be many at this den. Thanks Sherry for offering this brilliant exercise.
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 10/21/2004
Gonna be tough
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 10/21/2004
Lots of choices, good idea.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/21/2004
I accept your grand challenge, Sherry, and will post one shortly!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 10/21/2004
Well my friend, that is quite the assortment of words...but...I'm gonna give it a shot...
lol I make no promises...*grin*

Lisa
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/20/2004
I might give it a go...let me save these words ASAP!!

Eileen gave it a year..well I will try an do beeter on the time thingy!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/20/2004
I'll try it but a lot of words to cover;-)I see You do things full measure dear Sherry! See you next year;-)hehehe
Reviewed by jude forese 10/20/2004
mentally challenging ... not any easy assortment but that's what will make it interesting ...
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 10/20/2004
Cool, I always read about these challenges days after they've ended. Looking forward to being part of a challenge for once. Thanks, Sara
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 10/20/2004
well, you didn't make it easy, Sherry. but it does sound fun. i might just give it a whirl. Dawn
Reviewed by Linda Hill 10/20/2004
Interesting Sherry...
I'll see what I can do!

~Linda
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