Randall Jarrell

(May 6, 1914 – October 14, 1965 / Nashville)

A Camp In The Prussian Forest


I walk beside the prisoners to the road.
Load on puffed load,
Their corpses, stacked like sodden wood,
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  • Michael Cayley (7/2/2011 11:27:00 AM)

    It's difficult to write directly about the horrors of the concentration camps of the Nazi holocaust. The poem is powerful, but perhaps the poet is a little too close to events to create perfect poetry, and a few lines are poetically flat and too factual. (Report) Reply

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