The path to Treblinka - the trees take their sustenance from
"And we, we as men
look upon the sun and dream
of things that might have been,
that should have been,
but that were not."
Treblinka - a place of death...a place of life. the entire camp was razed
to the ground. There are no barracks, no crematoriums left. Only the trees
remain. It leaves one with a wholly peaceful, and yet somewhat uneasy feeling.
To think that nearly one million people died in such a beautiful place is
more than disconcerting.
from the ashes within it. After death, life persists.
The beauty of Treblinka is remarkable. The sun bathes us with
its soothing rays- serenity engulfs the air that we breathe. The trees loom
high above our heads- they will soon be the last witnesses of the events
that occured in this place. All these things exist as painful reminders
of a forlorn and
not- so-distant past that cannot, will not, be forgotten.
Within the art is concealed an abominable stinging truth.
The voices of Treblinka's lost souls are whispered by the wind.
Henry's account of times past. He imparts upon us the
experiences of those that could not live to tell their tale.
Marissa and Michelle
So many chiseled stones pay tribute to the countless who perished
in Treblinka. Each rock represents a village or city of faceless
Jews condemned to persecution.
A symbolic representation of the mass graves that were in this
Sketches, Poems, Prose
By March Participants from around the World
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