5 words picked in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, 100 words or fewer story. We have: green, clover, leprechaun, gold, snakes. Bonus words: shillelagh, shoemaker. Please send in one of your own, due by midnight, Monday, New York time. Winner gets a critique of the first chapter of their WIP or poem.
“Look up! Is that the Shoemaker-Shillelagh comet?”
“Have you been smoking clover again? There’s nothing there.”
“Gold streaks--writhing like pythons in the sky!”
“Sky snakes? Um, no. I also didn’t see some homicidal baby with a bow and quiver, a manic bunny employed by the chocolate lobby, or a bad-tempered jackass o’ lantern with dental issues.”
“My girlfriend says...”
“Don’t get me started on that imaginary chick with wings you claim you met at the Green rally when you lost your tooth fighting.”
“Chill, San-Man, ol’ St. Dick, give a leprechaun a break. Ride the Rainbow...”