. Read in German– The following Text is published in its German version in the Butzbacher newspaper on 31.12.2020Four years ago, I was a new arrival in Germany. One Christmas Day, I was walking along the streets of Bad Nauheim City to do shopping and buy some sweets for my children. I passed by the … Weiterlesen Between Here and There…How Much Do We Learn from Global Stories?
Copyrights: The image is a graffiti created by the artist Gonz (TPM Crew) in the castle park, Mannheim, Germany I have always thought that someday in the second millennium I will be lying on the beach somewhere in the world where the sun creeps over its blue sky. In its first 20 years, I’ll be … Weiterlesen “I cannot breathe”, who else!?
I thought sitting outside in the hallway of the Berger-cinema would let me see the faces of its visitors while they were leaving out after the end of the first period. Still were nearly twenty minutes to the beginning of the second. But for me, the show was by then on. I sneaked around counting … Weiterlesen If “Capernaum” is awarded in the Oscars, half of the financial returns should be donated to Refugees! (A reading, an experience)
A normal day it is. Pigeons are landing on the street, picking the leftover grains between the cracks of the bluestones near the baker’s Steinmüller. Cold. I think. Windy. Another normal winter day. Clouds are circling in different sizes and shapes. Moving in flocks towards the same direction. White. Piercing the blueness of the sky.A … Weiterlesen A Normal Day
(English follows) Kapitel #1 Sie nehmen die Geflüchtete nichtSie demütigen und foltern sieSie vertiefen ihre WundenSie lehren sie Hass und Hetze Kapitel #2Sie nehmen sieDenn Sie die menschliche Würde unterstützenDenn Sie Demokratie ausüben Denn Sie die Retter der weltlichen Misere Kapitel #3Bitte, haben Sie kein Fischgedächtnis Sie vertieften ihre WundenSie lehrten sie Hass und Hetze Bitte, beschuldigen … Weiterlesen Flüchtlingskrise 2020
Nostalgia is a legacy, a legacy of details; the thread of green on trees, the sway of the clouds over the tired city, the resting dusty shoes after a long journey, the creaking doors of the destroyed buildings tolling in the cracks of our memory. A legacy! what is a legacy? Fairouz when she sings, … Weiterlesen Legacy? What is a ‚legacy‘?