Khristian E. Kay

Rookie (1962 - / Milwaukee, WI USA)

Khristian E. Kay Poems

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What Will You Say When They Come For Me?

First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out because I was not a communist.
Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a socialist.
Then they came for the labor leaders, but I did not speak out because I was not a unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.
As one day became another and others disappeared, gypsies, mentally retarded, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, criminals, anti-socials and emigrants, I remained silent because I was not one of them.
Then it was they came for me,...

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You Scare Me

The visions are increasing
You haunt my thoughts
Images perceived or real or desired
I shake them like a woolen rug
Flung over the rail
Pieces or fragments
Of my being dropping off
Floating away
Twisting in the wind

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