Title: Loves Legend
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 109
Word count: 100 words
The legend said their love would last while their initials remained on the Lovers Tree.
Nick carved his initials deep into the bark. His knife traced her initials again. He wasn’t taking any chances.
She hadn’t noticed him, but he had waited, been there for her, loved her. He hadn’t dared to dream, hadn’t imagined she would be his or declare her love.
She swore Todd meant nothing after he broke her heart. But Nick saw the way she looked at Todd when she thought he wasn’t looking.
He gouged the letters deeper and prayed for Todd’s initials to fade.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer