Wednesday, May 31, 2017

We had become numb to the killings, changing our Facebook profiles in solidarity until the next inevitable slaughter, but never quite taking in the depth of the world's darkness.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

She lived in fear of running into the lost lover who haunted her memories knowing reality would ruin the reverie.

Monday, May 29, 2017

The second time the whale swung its massive body into the air and came crashing down with an immense thud in a torrent of white foam it was much closer to our rickety skiff.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

The scissors stuck out from between Billy's ribs and Isabelle now understood why she had been warned about running with them.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

He only realized how much he relied on the internet after it was gone.

Friday, May 26, 2017

"I'm gonna get mine," she told me, the light glinting off the steel blade in her steady hand.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The city spread out before me like a lost lover I'd bumped into after years apart.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

We quickly learned that our new robot overlords had no sense of humor.

Monday, May 22, 2017

She thought of her jealous nature as a snake that would slither up from her belly into her heart and wreak havoc on a regular basis.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

It wasn't the other shoe dropping that worried Will, it was the entire shoe store landing on his head that kept him up at night. 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

He hoped the dead birds littering the yard weren't an omen of some kind.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Dave watched what seemed like all of humanity flow by, his flight eternally delayed, and made up their life stories as he scanned the passing faces.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Five years on she continues to whisper sage advice in my ear and gently guide me through life.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

It was where the suburbs bled into the wilderness that I found her standing in the semi-darkness, the wan light from the sliver of a moon highlighting the deadness in her eyes.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Like stepping onto land after a long sea journey, the return to the everyday after their epic adventure was a leg-wobbling, head-spinning experience.

Monday, May 8, 2017

My face mere inches from the masterpiece, I could clearly trace the thinking and gestures of the artist as if I were standing next to him more than a hundred years ago as he moved his brush across the canvas.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Along the canals they wandered, lost in the sights, sounds, and smells of new places.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

she came back changed from her time abroad, with a continental air and a look in her eye that made us all feel like plebeians.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

We tore down the symbols of tyranny but continued to elect the same tyrants.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Slighted by the tiniest reproach Ellen spent her nights reading Machiavelli and the Art of War.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Time warped and stretched while we sat on the beach with a bottle of rum between us.

Monday, May 1, 2017

All the comfort food in the world couldn't keep Kate from being blue that day.