“We were always loyal to lost causes...Success for us is the death of the intellect and of the imagination. ~ Professor MacHugh”
Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
“What did that mean, to kiss? You put your face up like that to say goodnight and then his mother put her face down. That was to kiss. His mother put her lips on his cheek; her lips were soft and they wetted his cheek; and they made a tiny little noise: kiss. Why did people do that with their two faces?”
“Going to a dark bed there was a square round Sinbad the Sailor roc's auk's egg in the night of the bed of all the auks of the rocs of Darkinbad the Brightdayler.”
Toni Cade Bambara