FOOD FIGHT Challenge! – Celebrating World Read Aloud Day March 5th with Onomatopoeia

3 Mar


In celebration of World Read Aloud Day on March 5th, I’m taking part in fellow 12×12’er Marcie Colleen’s Food Fight Challenge.

Visit Marcie’s blog here for all the info: 

The Competition Rules
1. Create a post in which you start a story.
2. The story should have a clear setting and at least one clear character.
3. Set the scene. Be creative. It can be anywhere.
4. Write the story up to the moment when a food fight breaks out. And then stop.

You can add to my story below until March 7th (midnight):
1. Read the posted story and all of the comments that precede you.
2. Post your comment.
3. Be sure to build on and further the existing story. Your comment should flow.
4. The story should read as if it was written by one person when read from beginning to end.
5. ALSO, your comment needs to include at least one word of onomatopoeia and one thrown item of food.

NB:  Your onomatopoeia must be a word that has not been used already in that story.

Without further ado…

Image- TV Tropes

Image- TV Tropes


“Clean the fridge,” Mom said in a huff.

“Get rid of all the nasty stuff!”

“Fuzzy, moldy, stinky or green,

throw it all out. Make it all clean.”


Lou and Sam grabbed for their noses.

The interior smelt nothing like roses.

As they dug deeper and deeper,

nary a food was deemed a keeper.


Refuse was piled high to throw out.

Sport then burst in and let out a shout,

“I’m starving! What’s this? Some good eats!”

He thought the waste was delectable treats.


The kids snatched up plates and played keep away.

Sport wouldn’t get sick on their watch today.

But Sport thought he was being had.

Kept from a meal, he soon grew mad.


“Sport, you shouldn’t eat this on a dare!”

Just then a glob WHIZZED through the air.

Tossed towards Lou, but missed by a trace,

that’s when…

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Image- Brotique dot blogspot dot com

Now it’s your turn to grow this food fight rhyme in the comments section below. Have fun with it! (I can’t comment during the contest to make it easy for folks to follow the story, but I give advance thanks now for your participation and/or spreading the word.):0)

If you wish, please visit and comment on all the contest participants’ stories here.

Download free Onomatopeoia reference book.

11 Responses to “FOOD FIGHT Challenge! – Celebrating World Read Aloud Day March 5th with Onomatopoeia”

  1. Catherine Johnson March 3, 2014 at 1:33 pm #

    That’s awesome Donna! I love this idea.

    “ splatted upon Sam’s face.”

  2. julie rowan zoch March 3, 2014 at 4:41 pm #

    Pfftt! Sam looked up with a devilish grin

    And threw back a pear, rotten outside and in

  3. Sue Poduska March 3, 2014 at 5:16 pm #

    The smell of the peach made Lou feel ill
    The squish of the squash gave him a thrill

  4. Sarah Maynard March 3, 2014 at 10:40 pm #

    Lou threw that squash hard as he could,
    and PLORF he got Sport really good.

  5. fuonlyknew March 4, 2014 at 11:33 am #

    took a hit in the face.
    Sure he’s being denied something delectably edible…

    What a fun post and as usual you had me hooked and laughing.

  6. KidLitReviews March 4, 2014 at 12:08 pm #

    Then Mom came in, looking real mad
    And Sport realized he hadn’t been had.

  7. jackiewellington21 March 4, 2014 at 4:30 pm #

    “This is atrocious!” his mother screamed.
    TAP-TAP-TAP! Is this a dream?

  8. Sue Poduska March 6, 2014 at 9:37 am #

    “Is this what I get when I ask you to clean?
    Now I have to turn really mean.”

    With that, she grabbed up the messiest glob
    And, SPLINK, gave it a lob.

  9. Robyn Campbell (@authorswrite) March 6, 2014 at 11:42 am #

    It WHACKED Lou smack dab on his head
    he grabbed a glob of sandwich spread.

  10. Sarah Maynard March 6, 2014 at 9:53 pm #

    As spread flew from his finger tips,
    Lou slipped CRUCH onto moldy chips.

  11. jackiewellington21 March 7, 2014 at 9:58 am #

    Not moldy chips! Not moldy chips!
    Why couldn’t I slipped on Onion dips?
    Or day old pasta? Even jelly beans?
    At least, I could have LICKED them clean.

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