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.”

We are old beyond our years and carry the special weariness of the chronically heartbroken.

Source: “Name Withheld by Request,” in a letter to The Atlantic magazine, published in the November 2023 issue.

Against a plain background, the hashtag #SundaySentence appears.