“Georgia, this is a love letter. Everything I do is a love letter addressed to you.”
There are a few books that can be best described as books you cannot put down once you start reading. Sure enough, An American Marriage fits the description. Similarly, every now and then, a book comes along that adds to the richness of the black literary canon. Tayari Jones gifts us with one of them enclosed within 300 pages of storytelling. Continue reading An American Marriage: A Love Letter to the Black Community
Each month, I save up my free NYT articles to be utilized solely within the modern love column. When the freebies fail to satiate me, as is often the case, I move on to their podcast which I religiously listen to on my way to school every Thursday morning. Recently, they had a college contest in which college students were asked to submit an essay on what modern love looks like for them. To no one’s surprise, I did not participate. Be that as it may, I did think about the prompt and in my own way, attempted to provide a small answer to their very big question.
It’s everything but L-O-V-E
The dreaded four letter word
It’s when the sweetest thing a guy says to you on your first date is
“Can I kiss you?”
And yet the question you’ve never been asked before
Continue reading The Unsent Letter to the Modern Love Column of The New York Times
Warning this is not a review of the film which you will find here. But it is an adoption of the phrase ‘catching feelings’ as the most apt expression for a tinder generation like mine that clicks because of witty side lines.
Lesson learnt: Don’t take sidelines for granted. Continue reading Catching Feelings