I’m delighted to be participating for the second year in the Fall Writing Frenzy contest, hosted by Kaitlyn Sanchez and Lydia Lukidis. Click for info on the rules: https://lydialukidis.wordpress.com/fall-writing-frenzy-contest-2020/
Word Count: 200
Two chipmunks chased each other up and down and around the tall trees on Folly Farm.
“Oh MY!” Chippy Little chirped. “Something’s falling from the SKY!”
Chippo Jumbo chuckled. “Yes, they’re–”
“I’ll go warn everyone!”
Chippy Little charged toward the barnyard.
“Friends, come quick!” Chippy chirped. “Something’s falling from the SKY!”
The cows came.
The horses hurried.
The donkeys dashed.
The others scurried.
Everyone paraded past the pond.
“Friends, come quick!” Chippy chirped. “Something’s falling FROM THE SKY!”
The swans scrambled.
The ducks waddled.
The turtles trudged.
The others toddled.
Everybody arrived at the tall trees.
“See?” Chippy chirped. “SOMETHING’S FALLING FROM THE SKY!”
Everyone looked up.
They all began to talk.
Something landed on Chippy Little’s head!
“Nooooooo!” She screeched. “Save me! Save yourselves!”
Chippo Jumbo chuckled. “They’re just LEAVES!”
“Leaves?” chirped Chippy Little. “Oh.”
The others stared.
“Oops.” Chippy’s chin quivered.
“Chin up, Chippy!” Chippo Jumbo winked. He pointed to a large pile.
Chippy Little smiled and turned to face their friends.
“Since you’re here, how about a…
They pranced and danced, entranced by the leaves.
Chippo Jumbo chuckled and Chippy Little laughed as . . .
Check out the other Fall Writing Frenzy stories here: https://lydialukidis.wordpress.com/2020/09/30/fall-writing-frenzy-entry-form/
What’s your favorite part of fall?
Thanks for reading!