THE WORLD WILL NEVER BE THE SAME

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by Edna Heled

 

Germany.

 

To think that we can look to you
for comfort and hope
at a time
of paralyzing fear

the world will never be the same

yet Berlin is a magnet for young Israelis
Jewish descendants
third generation Holocaust
flocking to find freedom and peace
in the rebuilt hub

of precedent horrors

 

we

children of war

should know that the world never being the same

can become a salvation

 

we

grandchildren of war

should know