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Charlotte's finger

An overheard conversation can be funny, but also terrifying.

They sidestepped down the aisle of row C. She began to think of space invaders and the two-tone beat of the music. She smiled as she caught the sound of Christmas music, and a loop of chattering people, a party maybe? Laying down the frame for the play?Th...

Charlotte Salomon and Alfred Wolfsohn. Strolling through the park in Berlin. Her mentor? Her lover? Perhaps both. The theatre may do her justice. Short life. Ending in Auschwitz. With child. Unborn. Playing my role. The one I was asked to play. Was it ant...