#SundaySentence

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.”

The teenage years are an interminable parade of someday and soon, hour after hour of wishing you could fast-forward to life’s good parts.

Source: James Tate Hill, Blind Man’s Bluff: A Memoir (W.W. Norton and Company)

#SundaySentence

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.”

I do not remember specifically what the guide said about the people kept in these rooms, but I remember how his words poured concrete into my chest.

Source: Clint Smith, How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

#SundaySentence

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.”

She feared that seeing the boy would remind her husband of all the other things he had seen and worked so hard to forget, all the other things they’d been running from for so many years.

Source: Susan Perabo, “This Is Not That Story”