I don’t want much tonight. I’d really just like to write one, good sentence about my day. It doesn’t actually have to be a good sentence (since my day, as a whole, wasn’t terribly good), but I’d love it to be a well-written one.
I went on a hunt for good sentences around the interwebs. I found lots of lovely examples here and here (in case you, too are looking for good sentences). Whatever I write will likely never live up to:
“Closing Sohrab’s door, I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded, not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.”
Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
For tonight, I’ll retire to bed (relatively) satisfied with this:
It was inevitable: the mix of light and shadows that crept into her living room at precisely 8:56 each evening always evoked a sense of melancholy, reminding her once again of the sad fate of far too many evaporated moments.