Sunday, December 16, 2012

Thought for the Day

Gerhard Richter, Candle 1982
Oil on Canvas, 100 cm x 100 cm
Catalogue Raisonne 511-3
Collection Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
© Gerhard Richter

Charlotte Bacon, 6

Olivia Engel, 6

Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 6

Dylan Hockley, 6

Madeleine F. Hsu, 6

Catherine V. Hubbard, 6

Jesse Lewis, 6

James Mattioli, 6

Emilie Parker, 6

Jack Pinto, 6,

Noah Pozner, 6

Caroline Previdi, 6

Jessica Rekos, 6

Avielle Richman, 6

Benjamin Wheeler, 6

Allison N. Wyatt, 6

Daniel Barden, 7

Josephine Gay, 7

Chase Kowalski, 7

Grace McDonnell, 7

Victoria Soto, 27

Rachel Davino, 29

Lauren Rousseau, 30

Dawn Hochsprung, 47

Nancy Lanza, 52

Anne Marie Murphy, 52

Mary Sherlach, 56

To love is to feel your death 
given to you like a sentence,
to meet the judge's eyes
as if there were a judge,
as if he had eyes,
and love.
Christian Wiman, from "Gone for the Day, She Is the Day"
in Every Riven Thing: Poems


S. Etole said...

Quiet remembrance.

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Kathleen said...

Thank you.

Louise Gallagher said...

I had not seen their names written.
Not read their names
and in your quiet remembering
my heart aches.
Thank you.

Valerie Kamikubo said...

Thank you for remembering them here, Maureen.

nance said...

Thank you for this thoughtful post.

Kathleen Overby said...

One of the most tender things at the Holocaust Memorial is the names of the children being said 24 hours a day, every day. It is dark, but there are candles. And mirrors. Light x infinity. Thank you.