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Across the curve of the earth, there are women getting up before dawn, in the blackness before the point of light, in the twilight before sunrise; there are women rising earlier than men and children to break the ice, to start the stove, to put up the pap, the coffee, the rice, to iron the pants, to braid the hair, to pull the day’s water up from the well, to boil water for tea, to wash the children for school, to pull the vegetables and start the walk to market, to run to catch the bus for the work that is paid. I don’t know when most women sleep.
I think back to when I was growing up in Fort Worth, Texas, in the 1950s, during the [John] McCarthy era, with two parents who founded a Unitarian Church. We lived in a little frame house, and my bedroom was just down the hall from the kitchen. My favorite memories of childhood are of the smell of coffee wafting into my bedroom as my parents and their friends talked about the big, important things – about racism and about how to move our country to live its values.
Sometimes I can listen to music – sometimes there’s no choice, especially if I’m out writing at a coffee place. But sometimes it’s too distracting. If I’m listening to something I really love – I have to stop and give everything over to it. I’m listening to its structures, its melodic lines, the bass. It takes up too much of my head – in a good way.
I’m really not hungry, she repeated, lifting the coffee cup and inhaling the fragrant steam before sipping. Just a few bites, he cajoled, taking his own place beside her. You need to keep up your strength for tonight. She gave him a heated, slumberous look, remembering her fantasy. Why? Are you planning something special? I suppose I am, he said consideringly. It’s special every time we make love.
I get inspired with passion, I think. I get inspired by people who are just passionate, and it doesn’t matter what they do or what they’re passionate about. I just think passion is such an embraceable thing, whether it’s the guy in the coffee shop who’s making the coffee or a bricklayer who loves making walls. I love watching people who love what they do, and I think that’s very inspirational.