A worthy monument to those who died at Hillsborough, described beautifully by Alan.
The tragic events on the 15th April 1989 at Hillsborough Football Stadium, Sheffield are permanently etched upon the hearts and lives of Liverpool.
This memorial to the 96 people who lost their lives was commissioned and sited at the Old Haymarket, near to the entrance of the Queensway road tunnel.
The scene is of an imaginary place populated by figures who are guardians of the memory.
The wreath is made up of spring flowers to signify the time of year the tragedy struck.
Below the wreath is a poem by David Charters.
And so, as one, the hushed crowd turned the pages of the book that held the names of the dead |
And the sound that rose from them was like a great flapping of birds’ wings
Into the dark sky and beyond, it carried the memories of those who had gone – the teachers whose wisdom was lost…
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