Thursday, April 30, 2015

Slade was voted most likely to become a serial killer and he didn't disappoint his schoolmates.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

He woke up the morning after the riot, recalled his role in the violence, grabbed a broom and headed outside to help clean up.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

When the dogs turned against us, loyal no longer after learning of how we had treated their porcine brothers, we knew our end would come before too long.

Monday, April 27, 2015

As he grew older Abe often confused his own memories with those of old Westerns he watched avidly as a child.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

"Everyone expected that the tragedy surrounding my early childhood would guarantee I'd have some kind of stellar rise to success, but things only got worse," he laughed bitterly, then rolled over to face the cell's back wall.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The senator's fall came suddenly, but with enough money and back-patting he knew he'd have a second act.

Friday, April 24, 2015

We laughed and derided him until, like a cornered animal, he struck out in a bloody attempt at self-preservation.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

It was a cutthroat world where stupid but devious people clambered to the top over the backs of their friends who suffered from that affliction known as morality.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

They marched, sat in, and sang protest songs until the whiff of money turned their heads.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

He was a bitter, angry little man whose only joy came from being an Internet troll.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Priscilla was petrified people would learn her fabulous life was a charade and that she actually spent her nights watching reality TV while scarfing Ben & Jerry's.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

His stories angered readers who constantly misconstrued his intentions.

Friday, April 17, 2015

The food critic despised the film reviewer who had a secret crush on the obituary writer.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

I was angry about the blood on my Savile Row suit, but Burt had to be made an example of and a brick had been the closest tool to hand.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The riots against the despot soon spread in the small country, spooking other dictators across the continent.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hal heard the pistol's slide being racked and wondered why he hadn't listened to the older dealers who warned him about getting high on his own supply.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

The public quickly grew bored with the marginally-talented, scandal-ridden singer whose star faded as quickly as her looks.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Dale often wondered if his friends thought he was dumb or just a drunken sod.

Friday, April 10, 2015

The death was ruled accidental, but I knew she had been knocked off by someone from our circle of friends.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Everything new and interesting was soon swallowed up by massive corporations like so much krill into the gaping maw of a whale.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

As Darren drifted off to sleep the faces of friends from long ago drifted into his consciousness and he wondered where they had all gone.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

He smoked his last cigarette and steadily stared at his fellow soldiers who had been chosen for the job.

Monday, April 6, 2015

We turned then to get a last glance at our farm that now belonged to some fat cat bankers from out East.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Every time the kids complained about how hard life was Abe would chuckle and recall his years slogging through the Pacific Islands fighting hand-to-hand with hardened Japanese soldiers.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Banging on his drums was the only thing that made Todd feel better.

Friday, April 3, 2015

They were dug in so deep when they finally emerged the war had been over for a decade.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Our troubles, foibles and bad habits became fodder for her stories.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

"I was a supernova," the now-forgotten musician told me as we sat drinking one early afternoon in a bar that had also lost its allure.