Tuesday, February 5, 2013

730. All's well that ends well

It was three in the morning - or maybe four.
The last of the guests had made their syncopated walk from front door to cab door.
The house was a mess in the best possible way.
He latched the lock and turned out the lights.

Monday, February 4, 2013

729. A piece of advice before you go

Look to the next day and the next and the next.
Do as much good as you can for as long as you can.
For what else can we do?
We're here to save the universe, aren't we?

Sunday, February 3, 2013

728. Huckster

He was on television once or twice a week.
People liked him because he wore nice suits and threw bricks at orthodoxy.
The opinions he expressed were very wrong and very popular.
That's what made him so dangerous.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

727. Adjective

Today was going to be a big day.
Today, she was getting her adjective.
She was hoping for stupendous or maybe magnificent.
All the best superheroes had really great adjectives.

Friday, February 1, 2013

726. Wide angle

He stood back and surveyed the scene.
It was a mess.
The floor was thick with garbage and sticky like taffy.
Those goddamn kids and their midnight cult movie showings were the worst.