What can YOU say in six sentences?
The first sentence was boring.
The second sentence, although considerably longer, was not much more interesting.
When he considered adding a third sentence, one that would grab the…Continue
He goes on and on, reading snippets of the newspaper aloud to anyone within earshot in the coffee shop, heedless of whether or not they show any interest, focusing on stories from Afghanistan and adding occasional editorial comments like, “Well, this might be good news,” or “Here’s something really interesting.”…Continue
He comes home, but discovers almost immediately that there are aspects of Hell one can never fully leave behind. He discovers this early on his first morning when the dumpster truck’s air brakes fail and the vehicle overshoots its mark, slams the dumpster into the alley’s dead end. Even three flights up, the crash is deafening, explosive; catapults him out…Continue
He drives past Henry’s Famous Pizza with his old friend beside him in a red Ford pickup, thinks about all the vehicles they’ve ridden in together past Henry’s, or driven there together on Friday nights, hoping to meet their dreamgirls. Once in a while they actually met dreamgirls, but they almost always turned out to be somebody else’s dreamgirls just killing time until the right dreamer came along.
Other than a new brick façade, Henry’s hadn’t changed…