Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A GOOD STORY IS A GOOD STORY - HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY is MAY 1

In honor of the Holocaust Remembrance day May 1

This Poem is from the book - SALA, MORE THAN A SURVIVOR -

The Author of TO LIFE - MARSHA COOK

TO LIFE

The question is to be curious
To be curious is to care
To care is to love
To love is to forget
But if we forget
Who will answer the questions
Who will be there
To make sure
The deaths of our loved ones
Will have not have been in vain,
So please don’t ask us to forget
The pain and the sadness
The outburst and
The tears
They belong to us
They are dreams,

They are the sparks of light
That survive in us
To remind us
Of love and honor
And of being who we are
We have been spared by G-d
To hold in our hearts
All that is dear to us,
For we as a people have
Survived
We are not just Jews
We represent honor
And courage

We are the inspiration
We represent love,
We are not only survivors
We are teachers
We are friends
We are the assurance that
The Holocaust did happen
We are here to repeat
The facts
So it can’t happen again,
Yes, we are the reminders
But you my children
You are the future
You have the power
To say no
We didn’t …

the link to interview with Sala Lewis May 2010
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rrradio/2010/05/20/a-good-story-is-a-good-story-hosted-by-marsha-casp?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a50:g2:r3:c0.391312:b34304696:z0