Monday, December 31, 2007

The Art of Longing

One of my all time favorite authors inspires me for this new year:

When you tell a story, the world rushes by you in the same way, leaves you standing silent and alone, your face pressed up against a well-lit window, gazing at something, wanting it fiercely, knowing that you are probably not going to get it, but willing, anyway, to dream, to try .

I’ve decided that telling a story is more than anything else, the art of longing.

Read the complete entry here:

Kate DiCamillo, December 2007 Journal

via Looking Closer

1 comment:

Sarah Louise said...

Oh, Heidi, I am stealing this--what a wonderful thought as we close the door on 2007 and open the door to 2008. Happy New Year!