You know the Mad Libs drill. Fill in the blanks with the noted part of speech and read your new masterpiece at the end. Plenty of folks have done romance related Mad Libs, but I got this idea stuck in my head last night and wanted to try. Feel free to make up your own versions and send them in with comments.
Elana ________ (past tense verb) into the party, knowing she looked ________ (adjective) in her new ________ (adjective) designer cocktail dress. She'd spent hours preparing for this event. Every important ________ (noun) in town was attending. But there was only one _________ (noun) she cared about seeing. _________ (male name).
She scanned the room for the sight of his _________ (adjective) shoulders, his _______ (color) head of silky hair. That _______ (expletive) man! She should not be so eager to see him. That the idea of it reduced her to ________ (adjective) plotting and self-indulgent preening disgusted her. But it had been _______ (a number) years since he had suddenly left town and left her high and dry. If nothing else, she would use their meeting tonight to give him a piece of her __________ (noun).
She _______ (-ed verb) over to the bar, taking her time as she kept watch for her ________ (noun). Elana ordered a double _______ (type of alcoholic drink) and _______ (-ed verb) it _________ (adverb). Throwing caution to the wind, she ordered ________ (a number) more and finished them all. Now she was ready to find that ________ (adjective) man.
She swayed over to the hostess of the party, wondering why she was so _________ (adjective) on her feet. Halfway toward her goal, she spotted him.
What should she say? Who cares what she'd say. Her first goal was to get to him without ________ (verb) on the floor.
Two stumbles later, she made it and _______ (-ed verb) him on those attractive shoulders. "Excuse me. I think we have some unfinished business."
He turned around. His eyes ________ (verb) wide. "Elana!"
"Yes, it's me. The ______ (noun) of you to show up in this town again. If we were not in a crowded ________ (noun) I'd slap you _______ (adjective)!"
He crossed his arms and squinted his eyes, his broad body slouching into a relaxed pose. "________?" (an interrogative)
"You betcha!" She opened her mouth to _______ (verb) him some more, but she never got a chance to hear her _________ (adjective) remark because the room grew blurry and __________ (dark) as she fell forward into his ________ (noun).
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Elana woke in a _________ (adjective) and unfamiliar bed. She rolled to her side and a _________ (adjective) object broke her movement. It was him! His ________ (adjective) body pressed up against her own. Her hands reached out and touched ________ (noun). He was naked! After a moment she realized so was she.
He opened his ________ (color) eyes and stared into her __________ (part of body). "Good morning, Elana."
__________! (expletive) What was she going to do?
I hope you had some fun with the above. And that your week started off with a smile.