Barbara Sonek

(1942 - 2010)

Holocaust - Poem by Barbara Sonek

We played, we laughed
we were loved.
We were ripped from the arms of our
parents and thrown into the fire.
We were nothing more than children.
We had a future. We were going to be lawyers, rabbis, wives, teachers, mothers. We had dreams, then we had no hope. We were taken away in the dead of night like cattle in cars, no air to breathe smothering, crying, starving, dying. Separated from the world to be no more. From the ashes, hear our plea. This atrocity to mankind can not happen again. Remember us, for we were the children whose dreams and lives were stolen away.

Topic(s) of this poem: holocaust


Comments about Holocaust by Barbara Sonek

  • (1/17/2019 10:12:00 AM)

    this poem only partially describes the pain and terror that the nazis caused. Nazis are evil beings that have no sympathy. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/1/2018 1:01:00 PM)

    this is so bad and no more nazis lovers (Report)Reply

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  • (1/23/2018 10:26:00 AM)

    I love the nazi’s (Report)Reply

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  • (1/23/2018 10:25:00 AM)

    I love (Report)Reply

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  • (1/23/2018 10:24:00 AM)

    I love the poetry that has a heart of its own It speaks out to people and grabs the people (Report)Reply

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  • (12/6/2017 4:00:00 PM)

    nice okay... i love it kind of (Report)Reply

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  • (11/1/2017 5:29:00 PM)

    Heart-breaking - - inspired to keep the memories alive showing the worst depths of Nazi rule. (Report)Reply

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (2/11/2015 5:41:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem.. A poem to remember her by. A poem not to forget what Holocaust has been.. (Report)Reply

    (12/6/2017 3:53:00 PM)

    no stop okay fabrizio froshini

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015



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