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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
“A cry during the moral battle before the fall, a cry of hope
“He sits upon the green hills of Rome, he sees its horror
“To this I am only an observer, for I am young, and have
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“