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

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Comments
  1. kkkkaty1 says:

    Wow..a lot said here…my favorites are #’s 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, and 16..something nostalgic about them..

  2. shanyns says:

    Wow what a cool set! Loved these.

  3. slpmartin says:

    Wow…what an inspirational night you had…love them.

  4. Mary says:

    Each one is a masterpiece. Writing at 4 a.m. has proved to be a good time. Smiles.

  5. 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.

  6. brian miller says:

    oh a bit sad her voice is finally fading and not like the old days….
    some neat sentences chris

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