Following a dVerse incentive i try the American Sentence a flourish of lines at 4am this morning hope they go down ok
1: his nose punched flat lips split pouted looking for a fight every night
2: a can of schlitz sunset and low slung impala remedy for loss
3: obstinate kisses infect toothache jaw ache headache neurology needed
4: motel marinade coated and baked off counted dollars and returned to the street
5: diamond finger tug gold band reminder these kisses where illicit
6: sat hunched on the toilet hand working the memory that he had betrayed
7: winters pale counterpane gave no shelter for the rabbit from predatory air
8: reasons could be found on the diminishing length of yesterdays words
9: dial the number wait for tone he would not answer he is long gone
10: jazz piano raw as her voice began to crack it was no longer 1954
11: seek the stars and they will not shine anticipating the moment to surprise
12: guitar strings strangle all chances of finding reconciliation
13: two finger pressure shudder she releases a sigh he was erased
14: bellboy at end of marble hall hear titans whisper demise of poor
15: grandpa’s hand once so steady gone leaves remember tobacco smell
16: over ocean swathe she watches vessel under pirates color sail
17 : amity beach july bathers swim children play mayor falters shark prowls
Wow..a lot said here…my favorites are #’s 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, and 16..something nostalgic about them..
Thanks Katy 🙂
Wow what a cool set! Loved these.
Wow…what an inspirational night you had…love them.
it happens some times, thank you
Each one is a masterpiece. Writing at 4 a.m. has proved to be a good time. Smiles.
Thank you Mary
Wow – that’s a panorama of images and emotions. Packed with sentiment and insight. You probably could use any one of them to launch a longer work. They are full of color, energy and action.
Thank you Gay i enjoyed the experiment
oh a bit sad her voice is finally fading and not like the old days….
some neat sentences chris
Thanks Brian all the best
Thank you and all the best