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Ernst Toller

(1 December 1893 – 22 May 1939 / Samotschin / Poland)

Deutschland


Through the grill of my cell
I see children playing.
Pinned there, shrinking there,
prison-years… torture-years…

Germany,
your sons will
no longer play
as children.

Submitted: Friday, March 30, 2012
Edited: Friday, March 30, 2012

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