She handed him her heart, still bleeding and beating in her hands. “This is all I have to give, but please take it.”
He smiled and took it gently, then dropped it. There was a pause, and then, with violent force, he crushed it with his boot.
She watched as he turned and walked away, never once looking back at her.
Image source: deviantart.com/pinkmango77/art/heart-on-the-floor–23500502
First written March 25, 2018.