—Ai, Poetry, March 1980From the Jewish News Service, thoughts on remembering the Holocaust with poetry 75 years after Kristallnacht:

Poetry, like all great art, provokes us. And poetry about the Holocaust in particular can provoke us not only to remember, but to live more fully and with more meaning. Lawrence Ferlinghetti called poetry “the shortest distance between two humans.”

Read the rest of the poem. Subscribe to Poetry.

—Ai, Poetry, March 1980

From the Jewish News Service, thoughts on remembering the Holocaust with poetry 75 years after Kristallnacht:

Poetry, like all great art, provokes us. And poetry about the Holocaust in particular can provoke us not only to remember, but to live more fully and with more meaning. Lawrence Ferlinghetti called poetry “the shortest distance between two humans.”

Read the rest of the poem. Subscribe to Poetry.

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