Conversation between brothers: Scene 11

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7.15 a.m. in the living-room before school Big boy:         “Why are you crying?” Little boy:     “I didn’t do my housework…” Big boy:         “But is this so bad?” Little boy:     “I’ll get a red point as punishment.” Big boy:         “Well…that’s not this bad.” Little boy:     “I’ve already one red point…” Big […]

Being two

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  Having feelings. Feeling loved. But there is no space to be. There is no space for love. Feeling squeezed.   What stays are memories. Memories of being in one world. Having one future. Being meant for each other. Being one by two.  

Conversation between brothers: Scene 4

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Dinner table at 18.31 p.m. Big boy:         “Which movie shall we watch tonight?” Little boy:     “Do you think Mom will allow us this?” Big boy:         “Sure. She already agreed.” Little boy:     “I didn’t hear it.” Big boy:         “She will certainly say yes. I know.” Little boy:     “Last week-end she said: no movies […]

Meeting the old lady

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  She is an 86-year-old lady: proud and brilliant. Her body is fragile, but her mind is rather strong. Before I met Olga Charova, she has been lying in bed for three months, being very sick and loosing a lot of weight. I didn’t expect her to leave her home and to come to the […]

Time stood still

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  Normally, he is talking like a waterfall. But then, he was lying there. The little surgical intervention with a general anesthesia went well. I sat at his bed and waited until he woke up. I was looking at his chest, following his breathing. I was looking at his face during hours, studying his little […]

Attraction

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  Clouds are like humans or humans are like clouds. Some are attracting each other like in the picture and some try to stay away from each other. Today, my younger boy and me met a doctor at the children hospital and felt both the same way very attracted to this young woman. She explained […]