Auschwitz 2015

Skin and bone, the haunted stares

Is proof enough, that no one cares

 

Thousands of shoes, a mountain of hair

Holiday suitcases, going nowhere

 

Pain and indignity, how much can they bear

Oh dear lord, are you there?

 

Many lost lives, so we could be free

Ordinary people, like you and like me

 

Another new year and the bell tolls

Keep in your thoughts, all the lost souls

 

Auschwitz lives on, so we never forget

Men, women and children we’ve not even met

 

Keep them alive in your heart and your mind

Seventy years on, for all of mankind.

 

Dedicated to all who were brutalised or lost their lives and to those who fought to free them.

Carrly, Scotland

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