人生中最糟糕的清晨

这个平常的早晨让人生产生巨大的转变。艾米莉亚醒来后就看到了这则新闻:国家爆发了战争。这可能是她一生中最糟糕的早晨,但这还远未结束。
Ukraine, Eastern Europe

Story by Amelia. Translated by Jie Li
Published on June 26, 2022.

This story is also available in GB de es it kr



2022年2月24日,我被丈夫的说话声吵醒了。丈夫说:“战争开始了。”我们打开新闻频道,就再也没有关上。几分钟后,我们听到了空中拉响了防空警报器,这意味着这里可能会有炸弹袭击。

这是俄罗斯入侵乌克兰的第一天。敌军在祖国的几个城市里投下了炸弹。我住在乌克兰西部。我的城市现在还没有遭到炸弹袭击。但是,我们都生活在一片恐惧之中,因为我们的城市早晚也会受到炸弹袭击。我们在摄像头里,图片里,录像里都见到我们心爱之物皆被破坏,尸横遍野的情形。从战争激烈的城市逃离的人们诉说着可怕的故事。敌军的直升机和飞机随时都可以投下炸弹,妇女带着儿童驾驶20小时车程逃离。这一切都很离谱。我们仍然不敢相信这一切都是真的。我们好像做了一个永远醒不来的噩梦。

如果你问我现在的境况如何,我会说我随时都穿好衣服,将必要物品打包到书包里,并带在身边,以防警报拉响,我要跑到防空洞里避难。我们必须逃跑,因为我们家没有地下室。我必须沿着街跑到离我家近的房子里。对于大多数人来说,防空洞是人们脱离生命危险的唯一救命稻草。一些国外的熟人竟敢说,“别担心,就是政治斗争而已”或者“别担心,他们不会伤害平民的”。但我惴惴不安。这些话着实让我怒火中烧。想象一下,如果一辆坦克正在朝你开进,某些人却说,“别担心,不会伤到你的”。快看看这些混蛋是如何杀害平民的:紧急情况下直接开枪射击、强奸并杀害女性。我只是搞不明白:人怎么能如此残忍?!欧盟怎么能说一战和二战发生的惨案不会再次发生,并且现在还无动于衷?在21世纪的欧洲,我只是不明白,我也不能明白。

战争已经到了第九天。这九天每一天都度日如年。这几天,我经历了各种各样的情绪。我从一开始的不敢相信,到愤怒,再到沮丧,再到后来我接受了现实。我竭尽全力让自己的心灵不受伤害,让自己没有幸存者的罪恶感,竭尽全力在物质方面帮助他人。我给部队捐钱,给一些募捐机构捐款,机构能够给我们的士兵购买军火、药品、食物,给难民购买必需物品。妈妈不在医院工作的时候,我和母亲搭建军事防护网,父亲帮助打包和转送一些人道主义物资。但是,这是父亲唯一能做到的事,因为他有健康问题。如果父亲身体一切正常,我肯定他会上前线保卫我们的领土。现在,我们正等待外国记者,我们会让他们留宿几天。如果我们看到任何求助信息而且力所能及,我们一定会伸出援手。

我想过逃跑,但最后我想通了,这是我的祖国,我的家,没有人可以随意来到这里,告诉我应该怎么做。没有人可以剥夺我的自由。乌克兰的盾形纹章是一种三叉戟。我小的时候,奶奶教过我怎么画这种图形。所以,我们有一句名言是“不自由,毋宁死”。

有时候,我感到自己很渺小,害怕,很想逃避。但是,我生为乌克兰人,竭尽全力为国家的自由而战,我倍感骄傲。


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