Weekend Writing Prompt #19 – Abundance
word prompt : Abundance
The timely rainfall had the rivers overflowing its embankments. The bountiful crop filled
the granaries and the bucolic scent bathed the simple peasants.
The Angel smiled brimming with satisfaction.
The Satan winced with displeasure.
The war was declared and winning became inevitable.
Satan spread the shadow of his ugly claws. Soon the village was dotted with liquor shops
brewed from the excess grains. The simple hearts drowned themselves in sin, fighting,
abusing and creating unrest. The Monster smiled stroking his claws.
The words of the clergyman soothed the disturbed minds. Realising their folly, they shed
their vices and donned the cloak of righteousness. Peace reigned. The abundance was
donated to the underprivileged, bridging the gap between the haves and have-nots.
The Angel waved his wand on the sleeping village. In the dark of the night, the shadow of
Satan beat a retreat.