Holocaust: “Events Were Incremental”
I can tell you that events were incremental, that the unbelievable became the believable and, ultimately, the normal.
– Ralph Webster –
In spite of all the terrible things that happened to me, I did not allow Hitler to make me feel less than human. I had been raised well and I knew who I was. My strategy was not to allow myself to hate. I knew I could be consumed by such hate.
– Jack Mandelbaum –
FDR appointed a eugenic zealot named Isiah Bowman to his “M Project” that kept Jews from the safety of US shores.
– A.E. Samaan –
A poet is the strangest sort of soul
You in this life may e'er expect to meet
More broken even while more truly whole,
Innocently intending well, more sweet
Than any but a five year old should be
Unfit to meet a callused world's demand
Or to behave aught expediently
All grace in flight; an albatross on land
Do not the all too common error make
Do not fall into the too easy trap
Avoid the fatal egoic mistake
Imagining that poet be a sap
Powerful spirits classic and antique
Give voice when poets ope their mouths to speak