Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

It was a particularly cold and wet spring, and the new grass flickered in a vital green, as if lit by the ground itself.

Source: Wendy S. Walters, “Soup Can; or, On Hospitality” (The Yale Review)

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