From Torture I Run

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It's a poet about a child that is running from the pain and torture of the Holocaust.

Submitted: December 28, 2011

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Submitted: December 28, 2011



I run on forever,

On a road without end,

One a path of eternity,

Till death I transcend.


From fences I run,

From torture and scorn,

From hate and pain,

For Freedom I yearn,


But a child I am,

Yet I have seen so much more,

And it is for this pain,

That I seek a cure.


Despite blisters and bleeding,

Despite the cold and the pain,

Though I so sadly fear,

That my struggle be in vain.


As tears fall from my eyes,

And give out do my feat,

For I tire of the sadness,

And the never ending beat.


But I run on and on,

For the hope in my heart,

That never again,

That such a horror can start.

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