It’s not my problem.
A world in chaos
That burns and twists
A society in shambles that might
Soon no longer exist
People live and people die
Souls go up in smoke
Parents torn and children cry
The family unit now revoked
Still, there she sits
And there she will stay
Swaying softly, blowing bubbles
Until her dying day.
***Credit for the amazing image displayed alongside this poem goes to Marta Dahlig. I found her collection of the Seven Deadly Sins years and years ago. When I decided to embark on this project, I immediately recollected her collection and knew that I wanted to showcase her amazing art. If you love this picture, be sure to check out her other work on DeviantArt.
This series of poems was written in response to a prompt that I saw on Pinterest.
Slothfulness, or laziness, is often considered the least harmful of the seven deadly sins. After all, the individual is doing nothing, not harming themselves or anyone else, right? Wrong. “Evil exists when good men fail to act.” Slothfulness is refusing to do what is right due to their lack of desire to act at all.
Happy Writing Everyone!
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