[Writer’s Quote Wednesday] Dark Kali

whilst every brown boy and his mother leaf through the beauty of local girls,
I sit rudely in the scorching sun daring him to turn me darker still.

they’re checking the boxes that define perfection—
milky skin against ebony locks, submissive eyes.

but they lump me separately—
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The Entertainer Book Tag

Oh boy, it’s been about a millennium and a half since I participated in any sort of blog tag, but I stumbled on Sam’s Entertainer Book Tag post and loved her questions. Thanks Sam for adding me to your post!

Ratatouille

1) Your favorite form of reading (ebook, audiobook, etc.)? Continue reading “The Entertainer Book Tag”

[Writer’s Quote Wednesday] Doctor Who

“Demons run when a good man goes to war
Night will fall and drown the sun
When a good man goes to war.

Friendship dies and true love lies
Night will fall and the dark will rise
When a good man goes to war.

Demons run, but count the cost
The battle’s won, but the child is lost.”

— Steven Moffat, A Good Man Goes To War —

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Wonderwomen, Nostalgia, & Game of Thrones

I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve got three words to describe summer in New York this year: Hot, Humid, Hell. And whatever temperature it is in the city, it’s always at least 15 degrees hotter underground on the subway platforms. Am I sweating? Am I melting? Am I secretly the Wicked Witch of the West

Thankfully, my inner fangirl has plenty of distractions this summer:

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