THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: November 9, 2018

“The beast in man had lifted its mask and the time of euphemistic niceties and rationalizations was over.”  Annette Dumbach, Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Tonight is the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht, a pogrom against Jews “throughout Nazi Germany on 9–10 November 1938, carried out by SA paramilitary forces and German civilians The German authorities looked on without intervening.The name Kristallnacht comes from the shards of broken glass that littered the… Read More

“It was painful for me several years ago when several friends were arrested. I said nothing. I didn’t want to lose my job or my freedom. I worried about my family. I have made a different choice now. I have left my home, my family and my job, and I am raising my voice. To do otherwise would betray those who languish in prison.”  Jamal Khashoggi Pen America announced last Friday that… Read More