Premise: Welcome to another edition of "Use That Word!" For this mini-contest, show, tell, or evoke a complete story in no more than 50 words. Exactly ONE of those words must be "graft". (No variations like "grafted" or "grafts" either.) Be sure to use it only once!

Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018, 11:59 PM Eastern US time

Length: Maximum of 50 words.

Hyphenated Words: If the hyphenated word is generally considered a single word, it counts as one word. (Example: "twenty-five" or "jack-o-lantern.") Otherwise each word that is hyphenated word counts separately. (Example: "It was a don't-get-in-my-way day.")

Prizes: $25 for first place, $15 for second, $10 for third. Honorable mentions get published but make no money.
One entry per author. There is no fee for entering this contest.