Gesine Palmer

Tausend Tode

Über Trauer reden

The eulogist departs perplexed and drives from the unknown into the unknown.

"I like the uncertainty. It is tiring sometimes. But it is one of my most important tools. In fact, it is an important aim of my work with those mourning. I want to set the perpetual uncertainty of life against the desolate certainty of death together with them."

One who accompanies people on their last path also needs guidance. A funeral speaker writes about her work in Berlin and the continuously varying means and ways of grieving.