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David McLansky

Rookie - 482 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

Little Girl’s First Train Ride


Between the rough and angry slats,
I press my eyes, bulging fat;
Crushed by weight, stuffed in the pen,
(Oh, the whining of the small children!)
The train goes click, thump, clickety-clack,
Down to Auschwitz, down the track

Submitted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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