Public toilets are not everyone’s cup of tea. Some avoid them because others cannot keep them clean. But this toilet is different. In fact, it is not very difficult to use a public toilet and leave it clean. And yet […]
Can you pinpoint a moment in your life when you felt your heart break? I think I can. I think sometimes we love and connect so deeply to our most dear ones that when they leave us, a part of […]
She was sitting in this bar, at this table, moving it straight. On the tabletop were cuts and notches, referred to names she didn’t know.
When I think of you, a bubble of hummingbirds erupts in my breathing feathered galaxy of iridescence and smile. All of you is Babel and any language, living or dead, speaks of your eyes and of that dragonfly’s intensity: fervid […]
Farewell – a word that immediately carries a whole host of emotions with it. It echoes deep in the soul and carries many suitcases full of memories. Usually, they are profound – rarely fleeting. They leave a lot behind and […]
They were no idolaters. They only believed in the existence of a single god whom they called the great captain of the sky.
Deep friendships are independent of time and space.
Hannah writes that she had just watched ‘Night will fall- the film lecture for the Germans’ of Hitchcock, and that it was an extreme effort for her to follow the incomprehensible all the way to the end. Once again she […]
Farewells are as familiar to me as the course of everyday life. Get up. Go to the bathroom. Wash. Brush your teeth. Get dressed. Breakfast, etc. and… I’ll say goodbye.
I love beginnings. They just fascinate me. The vitalizing scent of a cup of freshly brewed coffee. Or feeling the warmth of the freshly baked bread or cake. Enter the pristine sand of a beach. Open a fresh bag of […]
All right, let’s get started. I’ll record the conversation, is that all right?” The reporter didn’t wait for persons answer sitting opposite of him. Instead, he just pressed the button of the recording stick pushing it over the glass table […]
In the January 2019 edition of PonderingTime, our author Arthur Pahl tells how the German violinist Johny Schwarz, who was murdered in Bogota, left Germany after World War II with a violin from Mittenwald in his luggage but arrived in […]
PonderingTime friend Michael Sumper has again provided us with an excerpt from one of his books for this month. Tension guaranteed.
Every day from that crystal I see the march, I see the final march like every day on that crystal.
The story I’m about to tell you is true. Please remember that when you get to the end. I say that because I’ve sometimes questioned if my recollection of the events that took place is accurate, or maybe the result […]