‘moments of distraction from worse things…’

What I write, knowing that it’s bad, might also offer a few moments of distraction from worse things to another sad or wounded soul. That is enough, or rather, it isn’t but it nonetheless helps in some way, and that’s how it is with life. Fernando Pessoa

vague fantastic figures

The world was now peopled with vague fantastic figures that dissolved under her steady gaze and then formed again in new shapes. ~Chinua Achebe Here is a quote from a book I’ve recently finished reading as a recommendation per my friend, Billy Osogo. As a writer, I would highly recommend Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” for…