What Then?

November 24, 2008
By hurricanejane BRONZE, Hinsdale, Illinois
hurricanejane BRONZE, Hinsdale, Illinois
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When I read about the Holocaust
See a child weep, she's lost
Hear a bully
Shouting threats
Then read in the paper
Of his father's arrest

Read a poem
Wet with fear
See cruelty there
Feel it right here

So many things make my heart shake
What happens when one day
With a shudder
It breaks?

The author's comments:
I wrote this after reading Night, by Elie Wiesel, but, clearly,the inspiration was life in general.

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