Party Down

Monica hosts a housewarming party this afternoon.

She introduces me to her father. “Don’t be fooled into thinking that he is pious,” she says about me. “He’s truly a despicable person.”

“I’ve got to write that down,” I say.

I love a beautiful sentence.

Other people will remark about the party’s food and how people are dressed. I treasure the stinging sentences.

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