for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Tenacious and the limit, 73 words.
I’m a winner – well, almost.
The task was daunting, but I was fearless, determined, tenacious – well, fairly.
My foe surrounded me. I stared into their eyes, casting fear in their minds – well, I thought so.
Let battle commence!
I grabbed, tackled, fought to the end.
I triumphed – well, nearly.
John ate thirty sprouts, Sally twenty-two and me …. fourteen and a bit.
So I won – well, third prize!