Remembrance of the Dead

Short after the two minutes of silence observed throughout the Netherlands, a Song-thrush came in our backyard to tell her story.

After I watched all the television-interviews and stories of Holocaust-survivers, I wondered what she was trying to explain and how she remembered the dead ….


Published by wim harwig

too old to die young, but still making love and not war

2 thoughts on “Remembrance of the Dead

    1. Klopt Hetty. Lang geleden las ik een artikel waarin verhaald werd van de verbazing bij een Duitse soldaat over het fenomeen dat vlak na bombardementen op de loopgraven tijdens de Grote Oorlog, zangvogels gewoon weer begonnen te fluiten zodra de rook was opgetrokken….


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