The horrors in the world seem to be stuck on replay – it has to stop before, all that’s left to do is for the last person left to turn off the lights!
I was watching a movie today.
What a mundane and worthless sentence to start anything with. But I was watching a movie today.
It was a quiet afternoon. I had seen a dear friend whom I hadn’t seen in a while. We spoke about our lives. We didn’t talk about politics. I drank minted lemonade. She drank coffee. The time passed.
But yes, I was watching a movie today. And it was a theatre full of people who were watching the movie with me. And less than five minutes from where the movie was taking place, part of my country was getting blown up to pieces, people were getting blown up to bits.
And there I was, watching a movie.
The theatre doors closed behind us as we made our way out of the complex. Look, an explosion happened nearby, my friend told me. Make sure you make your way…
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