Places We wIll Never Go: 4

Today we went on a multi-hour walk
together, except you were not there.
Still, I talked to you the entire way, mostly in good humor;
occasionally irritable because you were walking slowly !

In photos……you should have been here. You were meant to be here……this is another place that, together, we will never go.

We would have walked to the waterfront on our way to the White Tower.
The day is as glorious as you.

“We would have walked to the waterfront on our way to the White Tower. The day is as glorious as you.”
 

You would have commented how this reminded you of our city
You would have commented how this reminded you of our city
The Monument of the 50,000 - 1943.  We are all Jews, you would have said.

The Monument of the 50,000 – 1943. We are all Jews, you would have said.

At the Top of the White Tower after walking through all of the exhibits.

At the Top of the White Tower after walking through all of the exhibits.

You would have called it - an adolescent show-off

You would have called it – an adolescent show-off

We would have been sitting together watching this boy and his brother play.

We would have been sitting together watching this boy and his brother play.

This boy is as happy as one can be.  Tears would fall from your eyes watching.

This boy is as happy as one can be. Tears would fall from your eyes watching.

Finally, an hour or so of climbing.  At the old City Wall

Finally, an hour or so of climbing. At the old City Wall

Resting at the Cafe after miles of walking uphill, we would have been watching this child and her bother play and run.

Resting at the Cafe after miles of walking uphill, we would have been watching this child and her bother play and run.

Our table.  You would have been sitting where the backpack is.

Our table. You would have been sitting where the backpack is.

Why you would have asked, is he so worried.  Throughout the stay, he looked more and more sad.
Why you would have asked, is he so worried. Throughout the stay, he looked more and more sad.

Another place we will never go together.

More time, lost.

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