The best sentence I’ve read this week, presented without commentary.
From Brass, by Xhenet Aliu
“It was the kind of sports car that Franky and the rest of the auto-shop meatheads in my school used to drive, since it implied muscle and always needed to be worked on, but it apparently also appealed to Eastern Europeans who were pretending to be James Dean without ever having seen a James Dean movie.”
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The best sentence I’ve read this week, presented without commentary and out of context.
I was thinking something of this sort: that deep red of her lips, if it were printed on me, kissed on me, would become a burning solidified blood that would brand itself into my flesh and leave a black seared brand shaped like the lips of a woman.
The Round House
The best sentence(s) I’ve read all week, out of context and without commentary.
He sees nothing. Only the flat evenness of a thousand clouds.
“Still a Fire” in The Mountain
The best sentence I’ve read this week, presented out of context and without commentary.
Shellie brushed the velvety blossoms, remembered the feel of her daughter’s baby skin, the heat of her cheek when in fever.
Deborah E. Kennedy