Five Top Fives.

Faves, like to hear it, here it go (in no particular order): Top Five Singers/Musicians/Artists I've Loved For All Time Michael Jackson Whitney Houston Stevie Wonder Diana Ross James Taylor Top Five Actresses I Love and Adore and Just Love and Adore Cate Blanchett Viola Davis Diane Lane Tracee Ellis Ross (purely coincidental that my …

because it’s Wednesday.

  Old Bae. Bond. That Scottish accent. Indiana Jones' Dad. You've loved Sean Connery all your life, haven't you? Me, too. Here's to aging gracefully, Dr. Jones.

it chose me.

It was inevitable that fiction would choose me, that my world would become consumed by it. From the fairy tales my mother brought before me, to the fascinating living stories around me, to the nursery rhymes that incited such vivid images in my mind, to the billowing curtain in my childhood bedroom that, to me, …

Black Panther. So. Lit.

You already know how I feel about Mr. Boseman. Anywho, as you also may know (please, please know this; like, I enjoy under-the-rock living, too, but you need to know this), Black Panther, the next movie in the Marvel Universe, is set to open this coming Friday. Saying I can't wait is certainly an understatement. We …

when they met.

If you haven't heard, a total solar eclipse took place yesterday, August 21. Pretty historical stuff. I was excited beyond words, not necessarily because of the historicity of it or the celestial phenomenon, per se. I, This Square Peg, a writer of words and a purveyor of poetry, have used the moon as an allegorical …

speechless.

Writing fiction has been a no-go, party people. And I miss writing fiction. Yes, I've written some poems quite recently (here and here, if you feel like reminiscing), but I am 100 percent a writer, lover, and creator of fiction. I don't exactly know what's going on. Let's think it through: Is it because I …