It started to look good, water and soil had been dealt with. Woods and weed blended well with beasts, but it had been six days of hard and excruciating labor.
He sighed, looking at his beautiful creation. Now he yearned for sleep. Next week he was needed in a parallel dimension.
He snapped a picture with his smartphone and shared it on Instagram, added the hashtag
#gardener_wanted, and waited.
Seconds ticked by and no one responded. God hummed impatiently but finally that slacker Adam clicked “like”, and problem was solved.
Earth was in good hands; he’d be back for Armageddon.
Six years ago I wrote to the same picture, and it was great to revisit and read my own entry from that time. I thought I do a bit of editing and present you with the same story. I think there just a few of us left from that time when I look at the comments.
Friday Fictioneers is one of the best ways I know to train my skills in writing, thank you Rochelle for keeping up the work.
December 12, 2012