100 word song: “The Showdown”

With this piece I’m participating in a collaborative initiative between Dude Write and 100 Word Song

Fictional piece of exactly 100 words.

Inspired by “Strength” by The Alarm. 

For visual and auditory reference, here:

This is it: the ultimate test that separates the strong from the weak. I’ve lasted for more than thirty minutes, but I know it’s far from over. I need strength to make it through.

As I pace back and forth in the corner I stare into the cold, cold soul of my nemesis. It’s just the two of us now, there’s nobody here to help me fight back.

I need strength to fight back…

I give up. I’m just not strong enough.

I rip the lid off the tub of ice cream, grab a table spoon, and dig right in.