Seven Deadly Sins Flash Fiction Challenge: Day Seven: Sloth

7 deadly sins slothLady Antimony is hosting a week-long  Seven Deadly Sins flash fiction challenge. It started on 07/07.

The premise of the challenge is as follows:
Seven Days
Seven Deadly Sins
Seven Flash Fictions up to 100 words
Starting 7/7

Today is Sloth. Laziness and indifference..

Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth

The mental to-do list was as long as her arm, but the sunshine was warm on her body. A clean rag hung over her face, deflecting the strongest of the rays. The hammock supporting her slim frame swayed in the wind.

The dwarves had heigh-hoe’d off to work earlier this morning, and left the house in a right state. The dishes were stacked a foot high, last night’s dinner cold on the stove. The washing was in a messy pile, the broom collecting dust in the corner.

Her eyes slowly drooped closed.

“Not today,” Snow White muttered. “Can’t be arsed.”

10 thoughts on “Seven Deadly Sins Flash Fiction Challenge: Day Seven: Sloth

  1. Margaret says:

    Oh I love this so much, this is my kind of Snow White – much more sympathetic from where I’m standing. Great twist – laughed out loud and I only guessed where it was going right at the end.


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