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If Rome Should Fall:
Holocaust Poetry by Jeremy Hobbs

My name is Jeremy Hobbs and I am fourteen years old. This page of poetry is a special tribute
to those lost in the Holocaust and the survivors that lived to tell their story. It is poetry I wrote as
a result of very vivid Holocaust dreams and is by no means the result of my own writing abilities.
It seems that those lost were constant reminders as I wrote these poems in a hope to understand
my dreams and the messages they contained. I would like to thank Michael Dunn for his generos-
ity and Mr. Joey Korn for his help, guidance, and inspiration.




IF ROME SHOULD FALL

"...the wretched refugees in search of something better, of
something worth living for, other than the hope of another
day."

THE EXECUTIONER'S SONG

"A cry during the moral battle before the fall, a cry of hope
from the blackened soul of the persecutor."

THE FIDDLER OF ROME

"He sits upon the green hills of Rome, he sees its horror
and the pain that take place behind its gates of wire."

OF GROWING OLD IN ROME

"To this I am only an observer, for I am young, and have
not seen the evil that was done under the sun in Rome."

    



MY THOUGHTS 

What is Rome and why do I use it so much in my poetry? It is an allusion for
Europe during the Holocaust and is a direct result of my first dream about the
Holocaust. To understand my poetry, please follow the link above.



Send any comments or thoughts about Jeremy Hobbs' poetry to RockyCD@aol.com

Please visit his web page entitled: "Schindler's List - The Story That Must Be Told"