Monday, August 2, 2010

Pass The Sentence

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This week's sentence:

"He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness."

13 comments:

  1. [For two weeks my second sentence has led to a dead end. I will wait to see if this one gains momentum before "helping"]

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  2. "Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss."

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  3. He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness. Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss.

    Jackson blinked away the unwanted emotion and turned from the guardrail to stare into the eyes of his accuser.

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  4. He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness. Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss.

    Jackson blinked away the unwanted emotion and turned from the guardrail to stare into the eyes of his accuser.

    "Are you happy now?" Jackson asked bitterly, glaring at the woman standing before him.

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  5. He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness. Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss.

    Jackson blinked away the unwanted emotion and turned from the guardrail to stare into the eyes of his accuser.

    "Are you happy now?" Jackson asked bitterly, glaring at the woman standing before him.

    She looked surprised for a moment, and then a smile - not very different from the one he had known all these years, but tinted with hints of sadness and contempt- played around the corners of her lips as the wind blew some loose strands of hair into her face.

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  6. He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness. Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss.

    Jackson blinked away the unwanted emotion and turned from the guardrail to stare into the eyes of his accuser.

    "Are you happy now?" Jackson asked bitterly, glaring at the woman standing before him.

    She looked surprised for a moment, and then a smile - not very different from the one he had known all these years, but tinted with hints of sadness and contempt- played around the corners of her lips as the wind blew some loose strands of hair into her face.

    As Jackson glared into her eyes he realized that the contempt for her has now grown out of control.

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  7. He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness. Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss. Jackson blinked away the unwanted emotion and turned from the guardrail to stare into the eyes of his accuser.

    "Are you happy now?" Jackson asked bitterly, glaring at the woman standing before him.

    She looked surprised for a moment, and then a smile - not very different from the one he had known all these years, but tinted with hints of sadness and contempt- played around the corners of her lips as the wind blew some loose strands of hair into her face. As Jackson glared into her eyes he realized that the contempt for her had now grown out of control.

    Far below the ragged bear he'd surrendered to the air raced its way toward the sea, bourne on darkening waters.

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  8. He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness. Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss. Jackson blinked away the unwanted emotion and turned from the guardrail to stare into the eyes of his accuser.

    "Are you happy now?" Jackson asked bitterly, glaring at the woman standing before him.

    She looked surprised for a moment, and then a smile - not very different from the one he had known all these years, but tinted with hints of sadness and contempt- played around the corners of her lips as the wind blew some loose strands of hair into her face. As Jackson glared into her eyes he realized that the contempt for her had now grown out of control.

    Far below the ragged bear he'd surrendered to the air raced its way toward the sea, bourne on darkening waters. Jackson thought he would never have the courage to let go of the only reminder of that horrible tragedy.

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  9. He let it go and watched it fall, end over end, into the gathering darkness. Although he felt the sensation of tears forming in his eyes, he fought to keep them at bay as he watched it tumble further and further into the abyss. Jackson blinked away the unwanted emotion and turned from the guardrail to stare into the eyes of his accuser.

    "Are you happy now?" Jackson asked bitterly, glaring at the woman standing before him.

    She looked surprised for a moment, and then a smile - not very different from the one he had known all these years, but tinted with hints of sadness and contempt- played around the corners of her lips as the wind blew some loose strands of hair into her face. As Jackson glared into her eyes he realized that the contempt for her had now grown out of control.

    Far below the ragged bear he'd surrendered to the air raced its way toward the sea, bourne on darkening waters. Jackson thought he would never have the courage to let go of the only reminder of that horrible tragedy.

    "Of course I'm not happy Jackson, but that's hardly the point, is it?" she said.

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  10. "There's a point?" His words were bitter on his lips, but he'd long since learned to enjoy that taste.

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  11. "It's about to pour, and you ran outside to throw a teddy bear out into the ocean," Maria replied pointedly, eyebrow raised at the absurdity of it all.

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  12. "Of course I'm not happy Jackson, but that's hardly the point, is it?" she said.

    "There's a point?" His words were bitter on his lips, but he'd long since learned to enjoy that taste.

    "It's about to pour, and you ran outside to throw a teddy bear out into the ocean," Maria replied pointedly, eyebrow raised at the absurdity of it all. "But there's always a point, you used to know that as well as I do."

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  13. Jackson took a deep breath, gathering his thoughts.

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