Ho,Ho,Ho, time for a new 55 word story. Personally, I find staying home to write one easier than facing panicked, last minute shoppers. Make sure you share with the g-man.
“IPYPIASM?" John repeated skeptically.
"Never heard of that condition before."
“Seasonal thing,” Luke answered.
“Like an allergy?” John inquired as Luke shook his head.
“Sounds like a spasm.
Is it painful?”
“No. Makes you laugh.”
“You have a laughing disease?” John mused while Luke smiled.
“If it’s done right.
It’s Christmas spirit for shoppers.”
IPYPIASM is the brainchild of Niamh B. and stands for “International Put Your Poem In A Shop Month”. Short poems are left for shoppers to find, in hopes of brightening their day. The challenge is not so much creating the poem as leaving it without getting caught. Plus you have to take a photo of where you leave it and post on your blog as proof. Mine's a couple of posts back.
So far, “the score being tracked purely for 'fun' stands at;”
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