Fifty-nine words

For Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Portmanteau (a large suitcase or a blending of words) and the limit, 59 words.




I was in the departure lounge, pulling and pushing my enormous case in the direction of …

Stop! Fifty-nine words won’t be nearly enough. However, if I was to use portmanteaus I’d have the equivalent of a hundred and eighteen words, maybe even more! It’s a challenge, but here goes!

Twas inth delounge, plushing mortmanteau indrection … 

Whanonsense, I’m gonna givup!




14 thoughts on “Fifty-nine words

  1. Christine Goodnough Sep 25, 2021 / 14:20

    Yeah, 59 words isn’t near enough for a suitcase. You need a flight-bag-size tale:
    “I went, did stuff, had a great time, made memories, came home.”

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  2. rochellewisoff Sep 26, 2021 / 13:05

    Dear Keith,

    You’ve captured the spirit of the word. Dictionoproper.




  3. Bill Sep 27, 2021 / 15:41

    Be it finding words for a writing challenge or packing for an overseas excursion, only too much is enough (like money and sex). You’ve done it again, Keith. 🙂 Glad you did.


  4. Dora Sep 27, 2021 / 16:43

    A whole lot of “wordouble” and a whole lot of fun!


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