WRITING CONTEST #41: Use a form of the word “depress” in a sentence

DEADLINE:    June 17th

SENTENCE WRITING CONTEST: Every Monday a new, interesting vocabulary word will be posted here, as well as a sentence using that word.

Your job is to create and post a new, better sentence in the comment box, using the same word. Yes, you may change the form of the word. Yes, I’ll be the judge. Yes, I am a subjective judge  ( I like clever or funny, I hate bigotry).

The winning sentence will be announced here the following Monday.

THIS WEEK’S WORD: ~ depress ~  

SENTENCE TO BEAT:  She wore her sadness like a sagging grey veil unbuoyed by the plethora of antidepressants arranged alphabetically on her windowsill. 

9 responses to “WRITING CONTEST #41: Use a form of the word “depress” in a sentence

  1. Patrick Shuman

    It’s amazing at how quickly life can slip through your fingers like grains of sand. Time to go see if the angels really do sing a whiskey lullaby…

  2. She placed her hand just above the depression in her stomach, marveling again as her baby tickled her navel from the inside.

  3. Nothing like depress of his lips on my earlobe when he whispers, “Now or now?”

  4. Newbalicious

    After arduously checking the code, my shipmate and I turned our keys and depressed the buttons, forever eradicating our species through a mistake in cryptography.

  5. In any conversation he had with her, she always found a way to simultaneously supress, compress and depress him.

  6. Michael Rigg

    The only thing that could possibly depress him more than the thought of stepping on the scale in the doctor’s office between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day was saying “No thank you” to his third piece of pumpkin pie.

  7. The sun came out from behind the cloud behind which it was hiding, warming her skin clear to her heart, lifting any depressing thoughts back up to her normal joyfulness.

  8. Newbalicious

    Holly, I was depressed when I didn’t see a winner to the current contest announced this past Monday, but it would be truly depressing to find out you aren’t well.

    Seriously, I wish you the best life has to offer and hope all is well with you.

  9. Michael Rigg

    And, I am both disappointed and depressed that I neither posed the same question nor made the same comment as Newbalicious.