a photo a day from germany's capital city
It looks stark, but of course that's to be expected.
It is supposed to be uplifting. Fail!
So.... ummm, wouldn't this be communist rather than socialist?
When I saw that I thought it must have been from the old East Berlin
I wonder how many people just pass by without looking up? It's great that you took the time to stop and photograph it. It is a very stark symbol of hope.
I'm not sure hope is what many people felt when they looked up at this back in the East Germany days. But I agree, the symbols do appear full of hope. Part of the big irony, I suppose.
This style relief craving was popular on buildings in Rochester, NY. Thanks for sharing. Tom The Backroads Traveller
Oh gosh "a stark symbol if hope" .Sarah seems not to know what the DDR regime looked like. Peopla today do not even have what I consider to be a "basic knowledge" of our history. What a shame.
Hmmm. A relic from the past, a reminder of the repression of the communist regime.
That certainly does fit the catagory. Interesting. Thanks for linking up.
Nice title. Interesting carving.
another great black and white!
Great photo and many thought provoking comments above.
Love the carving!
It is interesting and a good choice for the meme!
This is almost perfect in B&W, and I am no lover of the genre...
Karl Marx = Rubbish? :) Super post and I hope a bit tongue-in-cheek. Marx got a lot wrong but also got a lot right. But enough about me, how are you doing?
Only an ironic celebration of communism, no worries Lowell!
There's definitely a story in stone there Halcyon.
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