The Apology
she wept bitter tears, he said "Darling, why?" and she said she didn't know why, but they had never learned how to speak French

Laundromat: A Cautionary Tale
Time plays tricks. The heat keeps me constantly dizzy. All the machines are tilting, like dominoes that never fall all the way down.

Out from the Web
It rested its voice and its legs, some of which had been waving excitedly in the air during the retelling. I had to agree with it when it said, "A spider's life is full of all kinds of stuff like that, I'm telling you."