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Trudi

should have died three hundred times

if her friends, good Germans,

hadn't saved her:

she was a Jewish child

in Hitler's Deutschland.

We are all

somebody's kid

and me, I'm a jigaboo

I'm a black man

hiding in a white skin.

Drown your sorrows in drink, by all means, but the real sorrows can swim

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Yes, yes, Yes! and I'm sure it will offend some, but a wonderful use of language- a bizarre comparison/contrast into the heart of the modern condition and its shadow selves- and a palatable discomfort in few words- invoking a dis-ease which is at once familiar and spurned...

 

A brilliant piece Ded,

 

DC

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