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Checking It Twice

by on April 4, 2018

Seven?”

“Yes, sir.”

“Including wrath?”

“Yes, sir.”

“Wrath and sloth?”

“Super mad, too lazy to fuss about it. So he went to gluttony, then lust….”

“Oy.”

“Yes, sir.”

“Well, he’s off the nice list.”

“Already scratched, Mr. Claus. How long till you let him on again?”

“Years, Jingles. Years.”

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10 Comments
  1. I love that you also incorporated the fiction|poetry prompt! This was such fun.

    • Well, I had the idea in mind for the fiction prompt, and then the micro prompt came up, and it just seemed to work. πŸ˜€

  2. As always, great dialogue!

  3. Sara permalink

    He had to be bumped off the nice list πŸ™‚ The sin list ran too long.

  4. I love the humor in this piece. And I agree with Santa…for that many sins, Mr. Naughty has some serious work to do.

  5. Ha! I admit it, I laughed out loud. It takes a certain amount of skill to tell a story entirely in dialogue without losing the reader. I think you did a marvelous job.

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