Special Note: I’m celebrating week #104 in a row of writing to the prompts at The Sunday Whirl — that’s right, two full years without missing a week! Thanks, Brenda, for the weekly inspiration!
Upon reaching the threshold
of her limits, for the ninth time,
a slight sigh escaped her lips;
with all her might, she drew
her sword. Skeptical of her own
control, yet bold in her effort,
she plunged the sword deep
into his heart (as she had often
imagined before). Tears saturate
her broken heart once again.