"There's no point in spending your life in the pursuit of something that's easy." - Alice Kuipers

Friday, July 19, 2013

Five Sentence Fiction Friday - Wisdom

Welcome to Five Sentence Fiction Friday! This week's prompt is wisdom. If you'd like to learn more about Five Sentence Fiction, just visit Lillie McFerrin Writes. Enjoy!

The snake warned me not to do it. 
"What good is wisdom anyway? Stay here, in the garden, in paradise."
He made an appealing argument to my simple mind, but there was a pull inside, a need for freedom, a tingling of curiosity for that big red apple that was impossible to ignore.
My children often ask if I regret it, but I just look at the spark of intelligence in their eyes, smile and shake my head no.

I hope you've enjoyed this week's edition of Five Sentence Fiction. If you have, please share it with friends. If you're still hankering for more, just follow the links below to previous editions. Have a great weekend!

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  1. Wow fun twist on the classic tale!

  2. Blessed guilt, that brought so much delights and despairs with Humankind into the world!

    Nicely written!

    Thank you.

    Od Liam

  3. Well done with this very imaginative twist!

  4. Maybe the snake was using a little reverse psychology... either way, an interesting story!

  5. Thanks everyone! I'm loving your comments!

  6. Ignorance is bliss but wisdom is power. If only we could combine the two...

    1. Indeed! We could call it Ignordom! ... Or Wisorance

  7. I like a woman who knows her own mind and rejects those people and things that would enslave it. :)

    1. Thank you! You're far too kind! You were talking about me... right? ;)