Sunday, March 31, 2019

As his fist connected with the Neo-Nazi's jaw Jake wondered if what he was doing was ethically acceptable.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Marie stopped musing about her role as muse to her musician boyfriend, broke up with him and started her own band.

Friday, March 29, 2019

With all the grandiose ideas and deep thoughts I swore I had this was the best I could come up with.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

In her heart, she knew she should rise above the partisan bickering, but submerging herself in the social media mire and muck from time to time to slug it out with trolls just felt too damn good.

Monday, March 25, 2019

The artists starved, the middle class slipped, the poor were preyed upon by wolves, and the bankers made bank, as they always did.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Eventually, Turner stopped seeing the use of caring about anyone but himself since he came into the world alone and would be going out the same way.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Luke spent so much time on the "what ifs" and "could have beens" that he missed out on his actual life.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Our data was collected, collated, and filed away, to be used against us some other day.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

He stood on tiptoes, eyes closed as the water rose, denying with his last breath that there was such a thing as climate change.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

They'd been doing it for years: convincing us our brothers were really enemies and our masters true friends.

Monday, March 18, 2019

There were only two tales to tell: that of the rich and that of the poor.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Our fragility only became obvious when we slipped on the ice or sliced a hand while cutting open an avocado.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Blind to her own blessings Sheila instead focused on anyone and everyone who seemingly had accomplished more than she.

Friday, March 15, 2019

"Why should I care if what I say ends up getting people killed as long as the money keeps flowing," he said laughing, nearly choking on his Big Mac in the process.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Every cough was consumption; every gibe a knife-thrust to the heart; every smile the love of her life, for Ellen was a drama queen.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

We sat in the corner where the sun came in and waited for the end.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Beleaguered, stripped bare, yet still beautiful, I saw in that face the salvation of our species.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Sunday, March 10, 2019

The king of chaos was a master juggler able to enthrall the crowd while picking their pockets.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Her feeble ego lay cracked and oozing like a robin's egg fallen from the nest.

Friday, March 8, 2019

The skeletons toppled out of closets, the chickens were coming home, and shoes were starting to drop like some kind of Biblical plague.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

They called her Debby Downer for constantly discussing dire subjects like climate change but she knew she was more akin to Cassandra.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The only reasonable conclusion was that our species had painted itself into a corner from which there was no escape.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

For Matt, Mardi Gras was the saddest day of the year unless, of course, he was back home in New Orleans.

Monday, March 4, 2019

The moment roux went from the consistency of mashed potatoes to a smooth sauce was sheer joy to Maybelle.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

The little victories—a successful party, a clean house, finishing a crossword—kept her from completely falling apart.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

The masks had already started to slip but now were gleefully tossed aside to reveal the beasts beneath.

Friday, March 1, 2019

She put in months of intense preparation for a single fleeting moment.