“To Win Your Heart”

Sad news today, readers. Trifecta, the delightful giver of challenges, has decided to cease its work at the end of this month. I’m sad to see them go, so I will be trying to respond to as many of their remaining challenges as I can.

This week’s promptย was to write a 33-word story in which there is a word or phrase palindrome. Here’s my result; comments and constructive criticism always welcome.

To Win Your Heart

I fought for your heart with fierce pursuit.

Now I won it; it is mine. But regretfully, it was far nicer beating beneath your breasts than it is resting bloodily in my palms.

– Love The Bad Guy

Trifecta Writing Challenge


24 thoughts on ““To Win Your Heart”

  1. ACK! Totally didn’t see that coming, and yet, I should have. (Note to Self: Self, pay attention to whose blog you’re reading…) Creepy and dark and fantastic. Great job!

    I’m with you – will be doing every single Trifecta prompt until the bitter end.

  2. Yeah! Super use of palindrome because of the dual meaning – the chase and fight, and the all too sad human folly of wanting the chase, not the capture. Plus you captured the essence of a psychopath better than anything I’ve ever read. Nice work! Great twist.

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