Saturday, January 30, 2010

The meaning and unmeaning of August 1980

Waiting for Lea to finish her shopping I strolled over to the monument to the victims of the Bologna railway station bombing in 1980 and was struck by how very many people in their early twenties had died.

I imagined them crowding the waiting room, where the bomb was planted. There would have been backpacks, books. Boyfriends, girlfriends, friends all heading somewhere – the future still ill-defined but full of possibility…

Continued at UKSpirituality

1 comment:

拍照 said...

文章雖然普通,但意義卻很大~~^^~~ .........................