Ripped Silk in a Glass Wall

April 27, 2011
By njloverqoj SILVER, Boca Raton, Florida
njloverqoj SILVER, Boca Raton, Florida
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"Then in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart."- Anne Frank

The worthless blood that the Nazis
have shed, in this bloodbath.

All is destroyed, ripped linen, velvet, and silk
Who can believe

All that has happened in those

Two decades?

Evil spreading, nowhere to go. All is glass, chilled on the outside and inside.
Barriers blocking the world but they knew, oh did they know!
The price tag was discarded for over six million torn, innocent lives.

Some old, some young,

Some married, some single.
Their fate was one and the same, destroyed in a factory.

An angel sent them to be paintings on stained glass windows for the world to see, a blessed heaven. Their clothes spread as wings as they see the world to come.

The Nazis writhe in hell forever, somehow they remain as shreds in society.

We were all fools

Trying to remain humane.

Here are the basics, of the infamous battle:

Victims: Mostly Jews

Life Shattered

People hard as the stones of Yerushalaiyim

Europe torn

6,000,000 Jews dead

Anti-Semitism, Hate

Death, pain

Against others, innocent





…they will remain.


Remaining as

Torn Silk




Ripped and cold forever.

The author's comments:
This poem was written for an assignment based on the Holocaust. This subject is personal to me since I am Jewish. It also received an honorable mention from the Holocaust Education and Documentation Center in June 2010.

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