Category Archives: Like a Ton of Bricks: Entries

Dec 2012 contest entries

Just hop on the bus, Gus

 Tis the season to be jolly! And who among us, oh Literati, can fail to be jolly when composing all our thoughts from cliches? That’s our contest: compose a full story about a conversation on a bus ride made up almost entirely of cliches. ‘S’definitely Allison has the season’s greetings for us in her entry: […]

Just when you yeast expect it!

Literati!  I am on the rise!  (Do you really knead to know more?) You may recall our contest is a two parter–one story with twenty cliche’s, and one hundred worder that takes a cliche and makes it seem fresh out of the oven, unsullied by overuse. Sal Buttaci, if you will pardon the cliche’, is […]

I’ll stay on the bus, forget about us

and I’ll just let it be, if I don’t see cliche on the old oak tree! Ah!  Literati!  The pump is being primed! I’m beginning to feel my old self again! (though could use a little help with that! Interns are on break) Salvatore Buttaci has paid his fare and just got off the bus!  […]

A Tour d’ Farce

Ahh yee of little faith. Literati, I am still here.  I caught a bit of a cold (pneumonia, actually), I think because they refused to issue me an extra blanket.  But here I am bright-eyed and bushy-taled (or tailed)  and loaded for bear–or unbearable cliche’s.  Very few entries in our contest, sad to say.  Must […]