Too fond of books

She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain." ~ Louisa May Alcott “Books are so banal and she doesn’t even use an e-reader,” Soleil said checking her Snapchat feed. "Seriously,” Esmé nodded, transposing their exchange into a Facebook status. “She could catch the movie on Netflix.” “I heard printing all that … Continue reading Too fond of books

Mean girls

two parrots red and green

You’re not some dewy-eyed ingenue, naive and unsophisticated. You take center stage, chewing the scenery with your saccharine schoolgirl routine. Your tarnished reputation can’t be camouflaged by pretty-in-pink eye flutters, and coquettish smiles. The “poor me” act, punctuated by grand gestures and proclamations, grows stale. Without an original thought in your vacuous head, you never … Continue reading Mean girls