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Succinctly Yours: Button!

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 140 characters.

Hundreds of pretty yellow duckies swarmed the sea. He crouched, pounced and gloried in the squeaks.

“Oh no Button! The tub isn’t for you.”

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Succinctly Yours: Red!

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 140 characters.

I adored the new color on my table and chairs. It provided the only spot of color in the whole room. Maybe red cushions would complete them?

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Succinctly Yours: Fight!

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 138 characters.

The empty chair mocked him. He sighed, begin cleaning up his desk. Personal papers here, business papers there to give to his replacement.

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Succinctly Yours: Fight!

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 139 characters.

The horse bared his teeth. I snarled back. The horse screamed.

I leaped forward, only to find myself caught up in the master’s large arms.

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Succinctly Yours: Dream

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 137 characters.

She sat on the bench and watched her husband eat the poison-laced cookies. She’d dreamed of this day for years. She would be free of him.

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Succinctly Yours: Being Haunted

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

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Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 139 characters.

She drifted down, grabbed his foot and yanked. Her ex’s eyes searched the air, but didn’t see her. He didn’t guess she’d come to haunt him.

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Succinctly Yours: Snuggly Plush Toy

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 140 characters.

She drank champagne and snuggled her baby’s plush toy dragon. Poor thing. It was probably lonely. It never had a chance to love and cuddle.

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Succinctly Yours: Tasty Presents

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 135 characters.

I smiled at the dainty little feet peeking out from under the disregarded wrapping. Just what I wanted – cute little toes to nibble on.

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Succinctly Yours: Fay Tricks!

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 139 characters.

Young Jack Frost climbed the steps, leaving melted snow behind him. Such fun! The fay court would reward him for forcing the woman to fall.

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Succinctly Yours: Lost Baby Brother

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says:

How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 140 characters.

I even managed to use the Word of the Week: diligent.

The snow-covered grasses stretched out before them, as expansive as the skies. Finding their baby brother could take days and diligent work.