Looking For A Poem
(12/12/2013 4:07:00 PM)
That is by Martin Niemoller, a German pastor. It is more of a quotation than a poem:
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me- and there was no one left to speak for me.
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- I think I'm going to go ahead and start getting into it with some people on here. SO BORING, lately. Too many 'nice' people, terrible poets, and all ...