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Windows on the World

Rebecca Walker, Maui, Hawaii

July 12, 2013 | by

A series on what writers from around the world see from their windows.

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I have been looking out this window for three years. I have stared out of these rectangular panes full of hope and also despair, giddy with inspiration to connect and overtaken with a throbbing desire to disengage. I suppose this is what writing is to me: gripping the rope that swings between reaching out and pulling in.

But whatever my mood, I always love the light beyond this window. I love the quiet. I love my two empty chairs, sentinels awaiting their visitors, open to the promise of more. I feel at home in this spot, on this road to the small village of Hana, on this tiny piece of rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. I love the rain that pours down, thunderous and crashing, before sunshine, harsh and stunning, pierces through once again. —Rebecca Walker

 

13 COMMENTS

13 Comments

  1. kpss kursu | July 22, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    different source of inspiration for everyone. who takes inspiration from looking out the window. sometimes it is raining

  2. La Verne | July 25, 2013 at 2:54 am

    Your words are simple yet very meaningful. They are full of peace…

  3. M Gajendra | August 1, 2013 at 8:53 am

    wow really feel good pic….

  4. Hery | August 13, 2013 at 1:09 am

    I can faraway look crossed the globe through your window

  5. Tom | August 16, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    Your Blog is a place of freedom. I like it…
    Best wishes from Germany

  6. Lee | August 17, 2013 at 4:22 am

    Looks like a really good view and I know this view does give you a relaxed feeling.

  7. Dharmendra Kumar | August 27, 2013 at 6:27 am

    lovely…

  8. Shawn | September 16, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    A beautiful drawing, and very peaceful words, a gifted writer

  9. Leonard Bowcott | October 13, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    I think the concept of views from windows is very creative.

  10. Simone D'Angelo | December 9, 2013 at 5:21 pm

    peace, much peace and only

  11. Calvin Johnson | December 11, 2013 at 3:41 am

    This is creative windows and i like it very much. Thanks alot for this post.

  12. Ferdin Easin | January 2, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Matteo Pericoli is always good, this post is very good, best wishes and keep going on.

  13. Daniel Sun | January 3, 2014 at 9:27 pm

    It’s really very informative that I wanted ever, thanks for this

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