Five Sentence Fiction- Festival

Word prompt- Festival

Part of her sons school homework had been to research the definition of the word ‘ festival’.

Though there were numerous dictionary meanings, her son had decided that festival was best defined as ‘ gaiety, revelry, merrymaking’.

What she loved most about this research project was the affect it had had on her 10-year-old.

He had insisted that each morning , breakfast would become a festival, a time for ‘merrymaking’.

Balloons decorated the dining room, streamers had been strung from window to window, music played, and most importantly, laughter and chatter filled the air as the family ate their cereal and toast.

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. The Writers Village
    May 05, 2013 @ 04:37:15

    Yeah! Breakfast!
    A morning’s gala event!
    Nice one – even it is only cereal and toast.

    Reply

  2. Sandra Stephen Boyle
    May 05, 2013 @ 08:05:29

    Love this one!

    Reply

  3. injaynesworld
    May 05, 2013 @ 17:11:51

    Now that’s the way to start a day! Such a happy story.

    Reply

  4. Maggie Grace
    May 05, 2013 @ 21:11:19

    Very happy story! Bet that became a tradition.

    Reply

  5. McGuffy Ann
    May 06, 2013 @ 00:48:17

    Well, that was fun!

    Reply

  6. Fangs' Mama
    Jul 22, 2013 @ 07:17:22

    I know this is late.. but I’m catching up on entries. I really love this one too! I want Festival Brekkie! Hey… maybe you girls could come over one weekend morning for this?? *idea starts perculating*

    Reply

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