Florilegium Archive · Papercuts and Scribbles

August 2021 – Chicago

The arrogance of skyscrapers starving for something not glass and metal and concrete. I thought I could hear the lake muttering, "There is no place better to have the blues than Chicago."

Florilegium Archive · Papercuts and Scribbles

July 2021 – Americanah

A person made not of flesh but of little crystals of perfection she heard in her voice the echo of his Obi ocha. A clean heart.

Florilegium Archive · Papercuts and Scribbles

June 2021 – Peter Pan

Blue eyes as soft as the periwinkle the upper world has called but would give no help

Florilegium Archive · Papercuts and Scribbles

February 2021 – Save Me the Night: A Dueling Florilegium

In English you can't be heroic and gallant. Better a sane crook than a mad Puritan.