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Holocaust Poems | Examples of Holocaust Poetry

Holocaust Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the holocaust. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for holocaust.

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Premium Member Pervitin Given during World War II
I don’t know what they are putting into my food, But I am invincible. I am indestructible. I am incredible. The essence of super powers flows into my pores now. No one can stop me. I do not need...Read More
Categories: holocaust,
Form: Free verse



SPrAdE
Reluctant was so many,so far for nothing. We went but never rode. We left but never ...Read More
Categories: holocaust, america, anxiety, conflict, culture,
Form: Free verse
SPrAdE
Reluctant was so many,so far for nothing. We went but never rode. We left but never ...Read More
Categories: holocaust, america, anxiety, conflict, culture,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Telescopic echoes
Concrete entities dead grass singularities subliminal quakes...Read More
Categories: age, conflict, death, holocaust,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - VI - Chaim Nachman Bialik, Erich Fried
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - VI - Chaim Nachman Bialik, Erich Fried After My Death by Chaim Nachman Bialik translation by Michael R. Burch Say this when you eulogize me: Here was a man—now, poof, he's...Read More
Categories: holocaust, race, racism, truth,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems V - Ber Horvitz, Yitzkhak Viner Der Himmel "The Heavens" by Ber Horvitz loose translation by Michael R. Burch These skies are leaden, heavy, gray... I long for a pair of deep blue eyes. The birds...Read More
Categories: evil, holocaust, race, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - IV - Primo Levi
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - IV - Primo Levi Shema by Primo Levi translation by Michael R. Burch You who live secure in your comfortable houses, who return each evening to find warm food, welcoming faces... consider whether this...Read More
Categories: evil, holocaust, race, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - III - Miklos Radnoti
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - III - Miklos Radnoti Miklos Radnoti was one of the greatest of the Jewish Holocaust poets. He died on a Nazi death march, shot to death in cold...Read More
Categories: holocaust, murder, race, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems II - Bertolt Brecht
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems II - Bertolt Brecht The Burning of the Books by Bertolt Brecht loose translation by Michael R. Burch When the Regime commanded the unlawful books to be burned, teams of dull oxen hauled...Read More
Categories: books, holocaust, race, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems - I
World War II Poems and Holocaust Poems (I) These are poems about World War II and the Holocaust, which is also called the Shoah in Hebrew. Epitaph for a Child of the Holocaust by Michael R. Burch I...Read More
Categories: evil, holocaust, racism, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My most popular poems on the internet III
My most popular poems on the Internet (III) A number of my poems and translations have gone viral, according to Google, and some have been copied onto hundreds to thousands of web pages. That’s a lot...Read More
Categories: holocaust, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE FLOWERS OF AUCHSWITZ
Will they come into fashion again! Out of the grass they did not suddenly bloom. It took enough hate filled and divisive speech. And then, when it grew to be "us over them" The birth of Auschwitz and its...Read More
Categories: freedom, holocaust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Most dangerous call ever made
I’ve recited this a trillion times now I utter one single word, but in code, Not through amnesia or illness of any kind Moreover because I have become part demigod and part devil, Nothing can be more...Read More
Categories: holocaust, allegory, allusion, america, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shlomo Flies to Cannes
Shlomo Flies To Cannes War nearly won, krauts on the run: the mission, humanitarian. Today’s flight plan - to land near Pilsen. Not for leave, some R&R, nor several barrels of famed Czech beer brewed with rare Bavarian hops they’d...Read More
Categories: holocaust, soldier, world war
Form: Free verse
Premium Member George
There are times for peace and times for war When your conscience comes knocking at your door And you know your Creator is asking for more.. And that's ok. From our comfortable places we rise and stand When our neighbours,...Read More
Categories: holocaust, america, anti bullying, black
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Holocaust Poems

Definition | What is Holocaust in Poetry?