Sarah Ann Hall

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#Trifecta: 112 – Funk – Pinocchio’s Dance

with 9 comments

This week’s Trifecta prompt is:

 

FUNK (noun)

1 a :  a state of paralyzing fear
b :  a depressed state of mind
2 :  one that funks :  COWARD
3 :  SLUMP  <an economic funk>  <the team went into a funk>

 

• Your response must be between 33 and 333 words.
• You must use the 3rd definition of the given word in your post.
• The word itself needs to be included in your response.
• You may not use a variation of the word; it needs to be exactly as stated above.

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My response this week is awful, but this is the idea that sprang to mind straight away – I have no idea why. And no time to expand or polish.

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Pinocchio’s Dance (33-words)

‘Why’s Pinocchio in such a funk?’

‘He was rasping his nose so Geppetto wouldn’t know he’d told more lies. Delighted by his ingenuity, he started dancing, and cut his strings with it instead.’

 

 

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Written by Sarah Ann

February 19, 2014 at 9:24 pm

9 Responses

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  1. Ech don’t be so hard on yourself 🙂 x

    ramblingsfromamum

    February 20, 2014 at 8:30 am

  2. I echo mum’s comment.. don’t tell us it’s awful.. who is telling lies here? 🙂 It’s not.. it’s imaginative and funny.

    steph

    February 20, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    • Thank you for the encouraging comment. I’m not convinced though. 🙂

      Sarah Ann

      February 22, 2014 at 3:52 pm

  3. This made me laugh. Sweet and clever 🙂 Thanks for linking up!

    trifectawriting

    February 22, 2014 at 4:01 pm

  4. Hahaha Poor old Pinochio never gets a break! lol

    KymmInBarcelona

    February 22, 2014 at 9:29 pm

    • No he doesn’t. It doesn’t matter how good he tries to be, I still see him as naughty.

      Sarah Ann

      February 24, 2014 at 8:53 pm


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