Who Am I Now?

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well i wrote this in school for all the survivors of the holocaust....and all of the people that lost their lives to it....i just wanted to write this for them....enjoy....

Who Am I Now?

 

We all wear the same mask and we feel the same pain

but yet we are all alone.

We live for one thing,one thing we will fight for

Freedom.

I have changed into another person, just like everyone else here.

Here in this concentration camp

we will never be the same people ever again

for our souls have been invaded by darkness

never to see the light again

I look around and see those intimidating chimneys and feel sadness

I know that is where people are dying at this very minute

still, I have no control over what is happening, for I am only one person.

No one knows what to feel anymore

should I feel anger, sorrow, pain, or strength?

Those are questions that pulse through out veins.

We walk around like corpses and look up at those tall barbed wire fences.

Will we ever be free, and walk down that long dirt road again?

We try to act strong but we are terrified inside.

I wear the mask of a captured Jew

as I walk past... the gas chamber.

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optimistic commented on Who Am I Now?

12-07-2010

Amazing facts mam being positive yet spreading reality is great what a lovely write.

AmadeusEx commented on Who Am I Now?

12-07-2010

little known fact about me...im crazy about the holocaust(i love reading about it) and this hit home with me, its the blackest mark in the history of the world, and im so proud of you for keeping it in your heart and more than just a fact...well done

Bellademorte66 commented on Who Am I Now?

12-06-2010

I like this poem! I remember my senior year we had a presentation of one of the survivors. She was amazing! Amazing poem! ~Bella~

sk8erpoet

12/08/2010

i met one of them too...they are great

singinggrace commented on Who Am I Now?

12-06-2010

very moving.....stunning pictures. keep it up sis~ grace

Chigger2069 commented on Who Am I Now?

12-05-2010

Very good write alot of emotion and soul in this one I love it keep up the great work.

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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