La Stella della Mole Antoneliana

We climbed the secret stairs to the very top, narrow dark and scary. Beautiful, only a falcon , the true owner of La Mole lives there for centuries, together with his family. Leftovers of dead birds speak of his feasts. He was not there to greet us. We trembled with animal fear honging over Turin, standing on a grid, hardly big enough to keep our bodies. And then we climbed down happy to be humans close to the earth. How banal but true.

About jasminatesanovic

Jasmina Tešanović (Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић) (born March 7, 1954) is a feminist, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker. She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist conference in Eastern Europe "Drug-ca Zena" in 1978, in Belgrade. With Slavica Stojanovic, she ran the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans "Feminist 94" for 10 years. She is the author of Diary of a Political Idiot, a war diary written during the 1999 Kosovo War and widely distributed on the Internet. Ever since then she has been publishing all her work, diaries, stories and films on blogs and other Internet media.
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