Sunday, September 30, 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Lulu was known to bring the toughest men to their knees, humbled and weeping like little lasses.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Candice preferred the sound of traffic to the twittering of birds, the heady scent of the subway to the smell of the woods after the rain.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Joe realized the inanity of formality when beginning his letter to the serial killer with "dear."

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Natalie hated the truth, preferring the layers of lies she wore like a heavy shawl.

Monday, September 24, 2012

The beleaguered director had a lecherous producer (literally) breathing down her neck, a drunken crew of ex-Somali pirates as extras and a bloated budget that was bleeding greenbacks.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Tired of having his cheeks pulled by his great aunt, Thomas let loose with a stream of milk he had secreted in his mouth, covering the grand dame and ending any chance of inheritance.

Friday, September 21, 2012

With the curtain now ripped the breadth of the political party's bizarre and repellent members was revealed for all to see.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The psych tests revealed what I already knew: I am an amoral genius.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The drug was rushing through him, the baseball field breathing, the hitter's face seeming to melt as Doc wound up his pitch.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The hawk soared higher, joy filling its whole being at the wind rushing past its wings.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Farmer Dan was known for his giant sized vegetables, so it was a great concern to the townsfolk when his tomatoes failed to make it past the size of peas and his tubers were less than impressive.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

A sailor from the Canaries taught him Spanish as the ship slowly made its way toward Venezuela from Europe.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

The whole "life can turn on a dime" thing was illustrated for Dan when he slipped on a ten cent piece and took a tumble into traffic.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Nate's collection of wooden nickels kept growing as others seemed reluctant to take them.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

He was the face of oppression for a system that would continue to function without him or anyone else.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012

Joey was a sentimentalist, giving pet names to his pets and whispering sweet nothings to no one in particular.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

What at first appeared to be a multitude of flyers for lost dogs, were, he knew, not for missing pets but rather for friends and family who had been in the buildings.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

"Always bet on the poopers," the old man told his grandson as they watched the horses being led through the paddock just before the big race.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Julia awoke alone among the glitter, empty bottles, and flaccid balloons. 

Thursday, September 6, 2012

While her political opponents believed "sunlight was the best disinfectant" Priscilla preferred a good whitewashing.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

When gravity began to fail for Brian it was at first a novel good time, but after he nearly sailed off over the East River and the Daily News dubbed him "the human air balloon" he soon tired of and then feared what was happening to him.

Monday, September 3, 2012

It was late in the summer when they began to find strange items outside their door: little offerings of food, votive candles, half-consumed bottles of liquor, dead flowers.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

 The titular head of the company spent his days drinking and his nights carousing while his undisciplined underlings, taking a cue from the boss, stripped it to the bone.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

She liked sad country tunes, cheap whiskey and bad men, but the order was usually reversed.