“If I lose the light of the sun, I will write by candlelight, moonlight, no light. If I lose paper and ink, I will write in blood on forgotten walls. I will write always. I will capture nights all over the world and bring them to you”
What image does this conjure for you? For some reason it resonates on a personal level but it also makes me think about human oppression and how for some people just receiving a letter can change their whole outlook and give them hope.
Amnesty's Individuals at Risk campaign strives to protect those directly experiencing human rights abuses. You can find out more and get involved here. Your love of writing might just help someone.