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Group 2

Word Assignment:  trap

 

TOP 5 STORIES / WRITERS

The writers below advance to the finals kicking off at 7PM EST on Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

 

My soul tried to wriggle out of me. I helped by cutting an exit. I used a jar to trap it so I could give it to my sweetheart for Christmas. CREATED BY Adam Callaway [2]


"It's a trap," she whispered. I guess that would explain why I was eating my birthday cake in a cage. But goddamnit, it's still my birthday. CREATED BY Jesse Costello [2]


The bear’s head on Walter’s wall reminded him of the very first trap he had ever set. His artificial leg reminded him of the very last one. CREATED BY George Kulz [2] *AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER


Father set off the bear trap without a sound and I saw the clamp bite in clean. Its jaws were patient and ice cold. I was in no rush either. CREATED BY Raymond Chao [2]


"Wanna see my trapeze skills?" my lil brother asked. I nodded with confusion. He put a cup over his vegetables. "See? I trap peas!" CREATED BY Stephanie English [2]

 

 

TOP 25 STORIES:

My soul tried to wriggle out of me. I helped by cutting an exit. I used a jar to trap it so I could give it to my sweetheart for Christmas. CREATED BY Adam Callaway [2]


Hitting the golf ball into the sand trap was awful, twice. First, he looked stupid in front of his boss. Then he discovered the body. CREATED BY Carolee Eubanks [2]


Shot 1: fairway. Shot 2: sand trap. Shot 3: still in trap. Shot 4: still trapped! Shot 5: same trap. Shot 6: trap [...] Shot 173: China! CREATED BY David Saslav [2]


Powder burst from the box into his face. It caught on his eyelashes. He coughed. It was a trap, she said. To see who was reading my diary. CREATED BY Elizabeth Laurie [2]


"It's a trap," she whispered. I guess that would explain why I was eating my birthday cake in a cage. But goddamnit, it's still my birthday. CREATED BY Jesse Costello [2]


Tears sprung from my daughter’s eyes… curse the drink… regrettably I had drunkenly scorned, “you’re the cage your mother used to trap me.” CREATED BY Sean Carr [2]


The trap was set but to no avail, the ghost did not perform on demand. Little did the seekers know the entity had set a trap of its’ own. CREATED BY Sharon Kelly [2]


Away at sea, she was the first woman I'd seen in 6 lonely months. I pulled in my trap and let her out. Who cares if she's half fish? CREATED BY Stephanie English [2]


The rat cowered in the corner. Then he sensed her fear. Darting over to block the doorway, he mocked her shriek. “Who’s in the trap now?” CREATED BY Carolee Eubanks [2]


He left the lift first. She passed him at room 713, then led him by perfume and leg to 717. A trap! The door jammed tight behind him. CREATED BY David Saslav [2]


His foot, mangled, with the iron spikes holding him tight. The malicious gleam in his new friend's eye. This is not a bear trap, he thinks. CREATED BY Elizabeth Laurie [2]


The bear’s head on Walter’s wall reminded him of the very first trap he had ever set. His artificial leg reminded him of the very last one. CREATED BY George Kulz [2]


“Lots of short curly hair down here!” grunted the young plumber showing his bum crack as he squatted, snaking into her plugged P Trap drain. CREATED BY John Brooke [2]


A cage is not a trap, the raccoon mused, only the end result. He also mused that he was still stuck. He never could resist peanut butter. CREATED BY Charles Dent [2]


Father set off the bear trap without a sound and I saw the clamp bite in clean. Its jaws were patient and ice cold. I was in no rush either. CREATED BY Raymond Chao [2]


From fear to relief to rage almost instantly; for in the sink trap I did find my lost wedding ring, but also that of my divorced neighbor. CREATED BY Sean Carr [2]


"Wanna see my trapeze skills?" my lil brother asked. I nodded with confusion. He put a cup over his vegetables. "See? I trap peas!" CREATED BY Stephanie English [2]


I went to check my first trap. It had sprung, but all it caught was a shattered pocketwatch. I wondered if his little coat held a second. CREATED BY Adam Callaway [2]


“They should have spelled it TRAP,” grumbled the Bank of America executive, as he signed the form authorizing repayment of the TARP funds. CREATED BY Carolee Eubanks [2]


Do I look thin, she said, or too thin? It was a trap she had never used before. He thought, I should say fat. Too fat. Just to see. CREATED BY Elizabeth Laurie [2]


Sam found Cindy’s ring in the sink trap. He fixed the handle on the kitchen drawer. He had time for these things now that she was gone. CREATED BY George Kulz [2]


The trap wasn't in the alien's plea for sex, it was in the misrepresentation of his gender. So, alien guy: I'm not sure I'm cool with that. CREATED BY Jesse Costello [2]


Trap your errors, my programming instructor had said. I remembered the lesson with irony because who guessed that a rogue AI was an error. CREATED BY Charles Dent [2]


I said, "I'm bizarre, disjointed, broken; a disease, a trap, an albatross; directionless, hopeless." "Yea. All of that. Its why I love you." CREATED BY Raymond Chao [2]


"My boyfriend could beat you up!" my girlfriend screams. "Shut your trap!" I mutter. BAM! How am I gonna explain this black eye to my wife? CREATED BY Stephanie English [2]
 

 

 

GROUP PARTICIPANTS:

Group Last Name First Name City State / Province Country
2 Belden Steve Ninilchik AK USA
2 Belmond Anneliese Ninilchik Alaska United States
2 Brooke John Los Barriles Baja california Sur Mexico
2 Callaway Adam Superior WI United States
2 Carr Sean Laguna Hills CA USA
2 Chao Raymond Brooklyn New York USA
2 Costello Jesse Brooklyn NY USA
2 Davis Gerri Narragansett RI US
2 Dent Charles Edgewater MD USA
2 English Stephanie Philadelphia PA United States
2 Eubanks Carolee San Marocs CA USA
2 Jacob Patrick Menifee CA USA
2 Jai Jessica Calgary AB Canada
2 Kate Kasserman Chicago IL USA
2 Kelly Sharon Fullerton CA USA
2 Kulz George Cumberland RI USA
2 Kurtz Joe Brooklyn NY United States
2 Laurie Elizabeth Astoria NY United States
2 Lawler Janet Astoria NY USA
2 Mary Ronau Los Angeles CA USA
2 miller joyce new york ny united states
2 Neal Preston Los Angeles CA USA
2 Pearson Laura New York New York United States
2 Romero Alex Orangeburg NY USA
2 Saslav David San Francisco CA USA
2 Stowe Connor New York City NY USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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