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.”

Tornadoes wobble across the countryside like a mean barroom drunk, as if to say, You think that you, with your mostly-tamed rivers and flat fields of corn, are far from the dangers of the open sea?

Source: John Griswold, “Sheltering, Again, but in Winter” (The Common Reader)

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