Jeffrey Hantover

WE SAW EVERYTHING

Gudrun Himmler, age 12, on her visit to Dachau in 1941.
New York Times, July 9, 2018

We saw everything we could.
We saw the gardening work.
We saw the pear trees.
We saw all the pictures
painted by the prisoners.
Marvelous. And afterward
we had a lot to eat.
It was very nice.

 

 Jeffrey Hantover is a writer living in New York.