Monthly Archives: January 2011

remembrance and beyond

“This year, we pay special tribute to the women who suffered in the Holocaust. Mothers and daughters, grandmothers, sisters and aunts, they saw their lives irrevocably changed, their families separated and their traditions shattered. Yet, despite appalling acts of discrimination, deprivation and cruelty, they consistently found ways to fight back against their persecutors. They joined [...]

acqua alpina

gioia di cantare come te, torrente; gioia di ridere sentendo nella bocca i denti bianchi come il tuo greto; gioia di essere nata soltanto in un mattino di sole tra le viole di un pascolo; d’aver scordato la notte ed il morso dei ghiacci. antonia pozzi. pasturo, 12 agosto 1933