Are Mankind’s Mistakes Irreversible?

Have you ever wondered whether we ever will get things right? Or has mankind made such a mess of things that any hope of redemption has long since faded? Lillie McFerrin’s prompt for this week’s ‘Five Sentence Fiction’ got me thinking.
This is what I came up with.


He smiled to himself as he remembered the beginning. Six long days he’d toiled, never stopping, creating this wonderful new world. His work had been truly inspirational. Now, many thousands of years later, he looked down on his creation, horrified at the mess they were making of it. Maybe now was a good time to wipe it all clean and start again.


Click here – ‘Five Sentence Fiction’ – to see how others interpreted the prompt ‘Inspiration’


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