The Labyrinth (1) - Holocaust memorial

by Antonio Gil November. 14, 2012 6031 views

Christy Pavoncello •
The Labyrinth

Frequently my eyes go unfocused,
Blocking me from the world I know.
I find myself wandering through the labyrinth of my thoughts
Fighting the dilemmas and demons that
Live in the shadows of my mind.

Sometimes I weave through flowered fields,
Wishing to stay there forever
Visiting those I mourn and miss,
Smiling in the sunlight of my perception.

But I must continue through the maze,
Withstanding the darkness and savoring the light
For only in the center,
Past the dead-ends and passageways
Will I find myself and
Allow my eyes to see clearly again.


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Christa 8 years, 10 months ago

Um set com ângulos muito bons que realçam a grandiosidade deste lugar! Túmulos, sarcófagos, um arquivo que nos lembra que estes tempos não devem, mas podem sempre voltar a acontecer.

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Sara G 8 years, 10 months ago

Amazing shots, especially the last one..the poem is so fitting..I like it.

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G B 8 years, 10 months ago

a wonderful place to just sit and think and feel and take it all in...remembrance is everything....great post!

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Maz 8 years, 10 months ago

Fantastic photos of a touching and meaningful place.

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Olivia 8 years, 10 months ago


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Josy 8 years, 10 months ago

La reconnaissance arrive et mieux vaut tard que jamais.
Le "marche et crève" que sont les camps d'extermination mérite un devoir de mémoire et ce labyrinthe en est un, imposant et sans doute hideux comme l'est ce désir de destruction massif d'un peuple par ses semblables...

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Misshansson 8 years, 10 months ago

The darkness will always shine in those places where the light should shine and we should look forward,though without forgetting the pass. Only learn from it
Great post

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Nicephore34 8 years, 10 months ago

Le devoir de mémoire est une chose mais il ne faut pas tomber dans l'extrème en Allemagne c'est le cas. Je trouve ce monument hideux et inutile . A Hambourg où je vivais ils ont fait la méme chose avec le monument aux morts ils ont du ajouter a coté un truc assez moche mais qui donne bonne conscience.

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Stormfish 8 years, 10 months ago

oh my god! the symbolism! the big blocks look like gravestones! coffins! omg, it is sooooooo impressing! ;-)

sorry, i always disliked german monuments. much better than this potsdamer platz blight is the [url=]jewish museum[/url] in berlin, with its libeskind building. the concrete columns he did in his "garden of exile" are one of my favorite spots of reflection.

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Olga Helys 8 years, 10 months ago

So sad
Great tribute:)

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Paolo Martini 8 years, 10 months ago

Great Tribute Antonio !

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Evalizette Hansson Nordstrã¶M 8 years, 10 months ago

So strong Antonio....amazing pictures
We always must see the light and learn
Great post my dear Friend

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