KRISTALNACHT: POEM

All for one and one for all
One bullet started it all
Shattered dreams, shattered stores
Shattered glass along the paths
Waking up and hearing the sounds of shattering glass
Flames raging everywhere, solemnly profound
101 synagogues burned to the ground
A synagogue that once stood tall
Now demolished, took a fall
Lost buildings, Lost Torahs
Everything is gone

Frankfurt, Dresden, Essen
Salzburg, Baden, Liegritz
Hanover, Innsbruck, Freiburg
Berlin, Kiel, Linz
Breslau, Cologne, Graz
Munich, Lubeck, Nuremberg
Mannheim, Plaven, Coblenz

Remembrance of those who died
Or lived
Share these memories of the past
Survived through our troubles
Shattered glass, Shattered memories

Written by the Dalet class under the direction of Ms. Helen Borowick

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