Saturday, January 31, 2015

I sat at his feet and watched his age-spotted hands fly up and down the guitar's neck like a hummingbird flitting through a summer flower garden.

Friday, January 30, 2015

The twilight slowly faded to black and the ocean darkened until only the sound of crashing waves remained.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

He hit the bottle hard, but not hard enough to forget her final words or the sound of the door slamming shut like a coffin lid being hammered down.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

I realized my only skill was destroying the lives of others so I took up pottery on my off-time.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The lackluster rhododendron mirrored Rhonda's mindset that morning.

Monday, January 26, 2015

He didn't believe in downtime and often conducted business from the toilet.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015

They tried their hardest to sink the business, but like criminals too inept to handle a gun, they only hurt themselves.

Friday, January 23, 2015

There were tell-tale signs: secret, late night whispered meetings and side-long glances as I passed in the hall.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The dance party spilled out of the tiny Brooklyn apartment into the streets reminding passers-by of a scene from "Fame."

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Arthur died with tears in his eyes as the Angel of Death whispered to him that all the lives he ruined and sacrifices he made to climb to the top meant nothing.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Byzantine court had nothing on the backstabbers and malicious gossips at Claire's workplace.

Monday, January 19, 2015

He would spend long hours idly riding the subway people watching and felt he was becoming an expert on the human animal.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

When the sword slid down my throat for the first time to the wild applause of my friends I knew what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The wind-whipped snow looked like ghosts rising from the blacktop.

Friday, January 16, 2015

The birds sat waiting for breakfast, the wind ruffling their feathers.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

With three generations of thieves living under one roof nothing was safe.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

When the governor was caught in a sex and murder-for-hire scandel many in the media sent him flowers thanking him for boosting their ratings.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The research proved that the researchers were incapable of finding a worthwhile subject to research.

Monday, January 12, 2015

The day old cake left at the office was his breakfast and lunch and dinner.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Like a match to a bomb's fuse, the loss of her car key set off something that would have devastating consequences.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015

He returned to his war-shattered village to find nothing but a shell denuded of life.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

They sat shivering, unwilling to leave the snow fort they had spent all day building.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Bob was a pot-licking, bowl-scraping, bone-sucking bear of a man. 

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015

Her New Year's resolution was to try to short circuit everyone else's. 

Sunday, January 4, 2015

These dizzy heights of success were too much for Hilda who yearned to return to the mundane life she once knew.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

They tried to sun themselves in the milky, short-lived winter light.

Friday, January 2, 2015

The end of vacation was especially hard as they headed north through what had been a light, warm rain into a blizzard.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Ike spent dawn with Dawn and twilight with Twilla but was alone by noon the next day.