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‘The very fact that she wrote poetry in Buchenwald suggests that poetry itself is a part of the mind reserved for resistance to force. ¬†Poetry doesn’t just help someone survive, it is a survivor itself: fluid, protean, as it passes through walls, and brings a particular beat to a way of thinking and being.’

- Fanny Howe

POETRY: Shadows, by Fanny Howe


It was still daylight
Seeing as the rim
Of the earth tended towards night
When she said the Messiah is turning
Let loose the demons from his cloth… 221 more words