re-lite: Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 – Margaret’s Story

Watch the video, read the words and spend a short while in silence to think on what you have seen and read.

Link to video on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/20748572

 

Two Suitcases

Moniza Alvi

I pack two suitcases,
one for myself
and one for my shadow
my faithful companion
Often it’s the two of us –
it’s better that way.
But when I sleep my shadow
completely disappears.
It’s a troubled time.
I just hope the moon is looking out for me.

Reproduced from: http://hmd.org.uk/resources/poetry/two-suitcases-moniza-alvi

 

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