Julia has given us ‘would seven prove to be too much’ and another hundred words to play with for her challenge this week. Will you join in this time? It’s fun and a good way to see how briefly you can tell a story. Try here, http://jfb57.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/100-word-challenge-for-grown-ups-week-53/ and now for my entry.
Fiacre’s Seven Seeds
‘Will I be able to look after them all?’ Fiacre counted the seeds in his hand.
‘Ah, would seven prove to be too much? That’s the question I asked myself when I was your size’
‘What if they grow too big for my vegetable plot grandfather?
‘Let’s leave your little garden for a moment child, come, look to the east.’ A vast cultivated valley spread a green carpet as far as the boy could see. ‘The great creator gave my grandfathers grandfather seven seeds. Tell me, are these crops too much, too much too feed our people?
‘Grandfather, will seven seeds be enough?’