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  • 25.
    Sultry Summer's Evening

    A frail…old Negro lady
    …Born…in Lincoln's day
    Who knew the taste of freedom
    Only… when… she passed …away

    Imprisoned… by the hatred
    Which gnawed… within her soul
    Agony written upon her face
    … From the story…that she told

    Of a sultry......summer’s evening
    She was but…a child…back when
    Her sister…was dragged away…in the dark
    …By a group of sullen men

    On horseback…silhouetted
    Against…a glazed…moonlight
    …And White folk...until her dying day
    Reminded her…of…the night

    When the cabin…in the clearing
    Where the slaves called home
    Was violated and desecrated
    As she stood there…all alone

    In the yard…and wept
    …And silently…prayed
    A vigil…with a purpose
    Through the night…she stayed

    Returning late…the next morning
    ……Of a sweltering day
    They heaved a box…where she stood
    … Without a word…rode away

    ...Though...they disappeared...forever...
    Yet…their faces plagued her mind
    …There…beside…her sister’s body…
    Lying in the box…
    .................................They made
    ...................................................................Of pine

    Dedicated to my paternal grandmother, Sallie Virgie Earley 1855 -1948.....who was born into 'Slavery'...during...the 'American Holocaust, ' witnessed this moment...as a young child, and was consumed with a bitter hatred as a result of the experience. 'Sultry Summer's Evening' is a tribute to her memory....with the prayer...that she has...in death...found that measure of peace...which was so tragically elusive....during her sojourn.....on this earth. read more »

  • 26.
    A Recantation


    What boots it on the Gods to call? read more »

  • 27.
    The Stanzas Of My Mind

    When stars fell cold
    Like chunks of ice out of a fatal sky,
    We memorized the hoar frost on gray roofs
    And slanted thoughts to fit time's westward curve. read more »

  • 28.

    Men said at vespers: 'All is well!'
    In one wild night the city fell;
    Fell shrines of prayer and marts of gain
    Before the fiery hurricane. read more »

  • 29.
    A Sweltering Day In Australia

    The Bombola faints in the hot Bowral tree,
    Where fierce Mullengudgery's smothering fires
    Far from the breezes of Coolgardie
    Burn ghastly and blue as the day expires; read more »

  • 30.
    War and Peace

    'There is in this world that eternal battle'
    the General said
    'between Good and Evil. read more »

  • 31.
    I am driven to silence

    Once again a political war,
    Life is getting marred.
    Bombs are often blast
    Shops by overnight are holocaust. read more »

  • 32.

    Visits of condolence is all we get from them.
    They squat at the Holocaust Memorial,
    They put on grave faces at the Wailing Wall
    And they laugh behind heavy curtains read more »

  • 33.

    He was the dictator
    in the old Iraq
    the once fertile
    the abandoned garden read more »

  • 34.
    The Victim

    Some one mentioned the 'Holocaust' the old Jewish man said 'no'
    Such word i do not wish to hear that happened years ago
    Then he slowly folded up his sleeve and numbers etched in blue
    Told of the sufferings he'd known and all he had been through. read more »

  • 35.
    ! The Last Shower

    The radio, first chattering companion of the day,
    timed its cold shower of the mind with lethal precision
    reminding as I stepped into the warmth of water
    of those who stepped into the ‘shower’ read more »

  • 36.
    Humble Lamb

    six o'clock
    again and again
    time comes back to me read more »

New Holocaust Poems

  1. International Holocaust Remembrance Day .., john tiong chunghoo
  2. Racism, John Masaitis
  3. Hallowed Holly, Saiom Shriver
  5. Hatred Is Black, Rich Reitz
  6. The Holocaust is happening xxx, BrokenHeartPheko Motaung
  7. Gk. Kainos. New, douglas scotney
  8. Alphabet Poem - 14, Ferdinand L Quintos
  9. Haiku Match Points, Jonathan ROBIN
  10. Yad Vashem, Dale Harvey
  11. No Frustration... Dec 11th,2012, James Bredin
  12. genesis of genocide, gershon hepner
  13. I Looked Out at Life with Holocaust Eyes, Alan Freshman
  14. TWO SUBJECTS NOT DISCUSSED OCT 20TH,2012, James Bredin
  15. A Single Cigarette Sucked Down, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  16. A Cunning Mind Triggers the Holocaust, rajendran muthiah
  17. My Holocaust, Abby Rose
  18. Grain Of Salt, Dillon Gay
  19. Beyond The Sky At Night, Jay Allard
  20. In Their Hopeless Schools, Robert Rorabeck
  21. Question Human Survival, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  22. deaf dumb and blind, john mcleish
  23. Is This True?, Adnan Majeed
  24. Experience Reality Living Memories Erased, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  25. Ribbons In A Sea, Robert Rorabeck
  26. Through Her Clefts, Robert Rorabeck
  27. ABORTION CLINICS MAY 13 2011, James Bredin
  28. Sacrifice, Adetimilehin Inioluwa
  29. Experience Reality Disaster Horrific, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  30. ZF3 Proclaiming Retrofit New World Order, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  31. Holocaust (ii), Leonard Dabydeen
  32. SS Demons, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  33. IS ABORTION MURDER?, James Bredin
  34. Death Of The World., Mark Horsfall
  35. Vast leaped the candle's flame, Patti Masterman
  36. The Shoes, sheena blackhall
  37. The Holocaust of Dreams, Megan Louise Brown
  38. Not To Be Written, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  39. Anonymous Plays:XVI - ‘Arden of Feversham’, Algernon Charles Swinburne
  40. The Profile on the Pillow, Dudley Randall
  41. I am The Holocaust, Hannah Diane Williams
  42. If You'd Been My Sister, Robert Rorabeck
  43. Freedom, Yousaf hanifi
  44. A Conspiracy Theory, John Thorkild Ellison
  45. Frozen Moments, Daniel Richards
  46. The Tomb, Peter Eliastam
  47. Maker of Horror, Naveed Akram
  48. Darkest Days, Joyce Hemsley
  49. No Intervening, Rovert Nworb
  50. Never Again! ! !, mel hekic
  51. Watching Them Filter Us, Vanessa Kingsley
  52. history ***** SPARTANS, Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan
  54. HOLOCAUST, Rajkumar Mukherjee
  55. Anne Frank, Whitney Albright
  56. Mistakes, Abel Obando
  57. Two- point perspective, Twisted Rose
  58. tomorrow morning, early, gershon hepner
  59. gas, gershon hepner
  60. mea culpa'd, gershon hepner
  61. INFERNO, jerry hughes
  62. 'Arbeit Macht Frei', nimal dunuhinga
  63. Dying in the Hell I Call Home, michelle sheppard
  64. The Square, Carolyn RellingSurrisi
  65. Basti, Always Aparna
  66. Why?, Seeker Of Truth
  68. does it haae a meaning?, gershon hepner
  69. Victory, Diamond Jones
  70. Many Noble Men, ENOCH JOHN
  71. I CRY FOR THEM, Aldo Kraas
  72. September 11, Holocaust, Mimie Durand
  73. Biggest Holocaust, O Anna Niemus
  74. Holocaust-, ashley guthrie
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