“I think hard times are coming when we will be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now and can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies. We will need writers who can remember freedom. Poets, visionaries – the realists of a larger reality.”URSULA K. LE GUIN
The following excerpts are from J.R.R Tolkien’s essay collection: On Fairy Stories.
His wisdom is always pertinent, especially during these times of vulnerability:
Featured Image: Spirit of the Night, 1879, by John Atkinson Grimshaw
Let’s dance on broken mirrors
In search of the invisible
Moving to phosphorescent sound
Around floating shards of light
In a slow motion confetti collision
From a traveling globe
Reflecting flames of glass
Flashes of movement from radiant spirits
Through the spinning optical twilight
The night is endlessly bright.