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Shoah: Remembering the Forgotten by Joanne Elisha Yeo Jia Xuan

Shoah: Remembering the Forgotten
By Joanne Elisha Yeo Jia Xuan

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A collection of poetry inspired by the WWII Jewish Holocaust. Shoah: Remembering the Forgotten questions the meaning of life and presents readers a glimpse of the lives of the Jewish people during the wartime era.

Holocaust Noise

We wailed, we prayed, we lamented, we begged,
we said grace, we cursed, we sang hymns, we hummed tuneless songs,
we said "Blessed be the Almighty!", we condemned His name,
we bickered and fought over a breadcrumb on the floor,
our stomachs growled, we gulped down our diluted bowl of potato soup,
someone asked for an extra piece of bread for his sickly father,
a gunshot thundered through the room accompanied by an
audible crack of the skull and splattering sound of his blood and left brain,
little children asked their mother and father "why?&qu...
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