Pearls and Lace
Poems by Magdalena Klein
(Santa Barbara: Fithian Press, 1996).
MAGDALENA KLEIN (1920-1946), the youngest child of a middle-class Jewish
family in northwestern Romania, was an eyewitness to the rise of fascism in
Europe and the horrors of World War II.
- “IT’S SPRINGTIME”
- “OFTEN A MINUTE”
- “THERE IS NO EXIT”
- “A LITTLE BIRD”
- “I’M TELLING THE STORY”
- “MY MOTHER”
PEARLS and LACE, a collection of poems selected from Magda’s notebooks and translated from Hungarian by her niece, Susan Simpson Geroe, is a testament to the human spirit that transcends even the most horrific events of history.
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From Magdalena Klein, Susan Geroe (editor) Pearls and Lace.
Copyright © 1996 Fithian Press. Excerpts used by permission of editor.