Another post from my daughter, Katie Marie. Have you ever thought about steps?
Colosseum in Verona
The day that I went to Verona, Italy I was able to see the colosseum where opera productions are now held. As we were there, my small group walked around and climbed up to the top in several places. We ate lunch and fought the birds that were wanting a taste of the packed meal. But we never really discussed the historical impact of the structure. We mostly stayed quiet or pointed out how the rows of chairs at the bottom looked funny or how strange some people appeared to be.
Still, I thought about it. In the confinds of my mind I was thinking about how many people over hundreds of years – centuries – would climb these same steps and watch the slaughter that might have happened within its walls. I wondered how much torment took place and how many people cheered at the sight…
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