The front was, as I had once seen it in a dream, but a well- like wall, very high and very fragile-looking, perforated with paneless
windows: no roof, no battlements, no chimneys--all had crashed in.
ways to beat damp SOME 9 of our double-glazing has condensation between the panes.
I had great difficulty understanding my Liberian colleagues' accents, even when I was able to hear them speaking over the noise of downtown traffic, street life, and car horns blaring through the paneless
windows of our meeting rooms.
The flashes in the paneless
window, the silence that swallowed the last shot.
Branches sprang from its three chimneys and all ground- floor windows remained boarded up, although the empty upstairs rooms could be glimpsed through paneless
Although the buildings date from different eras--early 17th to early 20th centuries--they look the same: rough-hewn limestone walls, pitched slate roofs, paneless
window openings fitted with wooden shutters.
From the paneless
window I watch the Lacandones wander like ghosts in the open market.
Whispering ragged children stare in paneless
Spoked bicycle wheels stand motionless near a wire chair and paneless
In those four months, prisoners in Yanamayo (at an altitude of 12,000 feet) and Chacapalca (at 15,000 feet and eight hours from the nearest village) suffered bitter cold in solitary confinement in rooms with paneless