Comment 37470

By M.P.B. (anonymous) | Posted January 27, 2010 at 05:14:53

Adam, You are correct, it is about *intense imagination*.

I presume, when you say city, you do also mean not just the folks in the city hall, but our entire city.

My question is filled with doubt- because the healing process has yet to start. We are just beginning to acknowledge the damage to our collective memory.

> [...] If you ask "Why is Thekla's construction taking such a
> long time?" the inhabitants continue hoisting sacks,
> lowering leaded strings, moving long bruses up and down,
> as they answer "So that it's destruction cannot begin."
> And if asked whether they fear that, once the scaffoldings
> are removed, the city may begin to crumble and fall to
> pieces, they add hastily, in a whisper, "Not only the
> city."[...] *Italo Calvino ~ Invisible Cities*

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