#Music Evoking #Memory

Supposedly the sense of smell is the most evocative of the senses in terms of memory. Whenever I catch a whiff of flowers beginning to fade I am ten years old on my knees behind the blackboard, changing flowers from  one thick glass vase to another, the water green and smelly. There are worse memories. […]

Italian Jews in the Holocaust (orig.posted Jan 27th)

 You who live safe In your warm houses…    Consider if this is a man     Who works in the mud     Who does not know peace     Who fights for a scrap of bread   Who dies because of a yes or no.   From ‘If this is a Man’ by […]