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

Children's Lit · Classic Lit · Reviews from the Nook

Book Review: Peter Pan

I don't see a need- or even a want- to read this story to my hypothetical kids.

Current Lit · Reviews from the Nook

Book Review: Speak

This review does not do Laurie Halse Anderson's novel any justice.