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Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

You could also sip a glass filled with your own tears.

Source: Joyce Wadler, “Just One Corn Dog for Me. I’m Dieting” (The New York Times)

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Sunday Sentence

 

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Poor girl, I thought, to have so few and such brief moments of joy—slender planks to cling to in her shipwreck of a life.

Source: Geraldine Brooks, The Secret Chord

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Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Take your pick. (I’d likely chose one of the first three.) 

Source: Front page of The New York Times, June 9, 2017.

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Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Source: Jacqueline Jones LaMon, “Socratic” (Poetry magazine)

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Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Whatever else the orchestra says,
the cello insists, You’re dying.

Source: Mary Karr, “Carnegie Hall Rush Seats” (The New Yorker)

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Sunday Sentence

 

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Why does it feel like I’m not the protagonist of my own life?

Source: Amy Kurzweil, Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir

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