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"I Never Saw Another Butterfly": Poetry of the Holocaust

I am currently teaching a unit on literature of the Holocaust. It’s depressing, it’s emotional . . .and it’s so important. Our students need to be reminded of the horrors that happened because of propaganda and fear. 411 more words

Literature

Benjamin Appl and James Baillieu

Yesterday evening I crossed the border from Brighton into the Labour stronghold of Hove (actually), All Saints Church to be precise. The purpose of my mission was to attend a recital of songs by German baritone… 729 more words

Poetry

The Long And Winding Road

While I was in Prague I was fortunate enough to be able to tour Terezín, which is a fortress in the Czech Republic that served as a concentration camp during World War II. 598 more words

Travel

February in Prague

In February we visited Prague in the Czech Republic, which we originally planned to visit during our tour Europe before Insurance company restraints and van breakages got in our way (sob). 785 more words

Couples Travel

“A Sparrow in Terezin” by Kristy Cambron

“A Sparrow in Terezin” by Kristy Cambron is the second book of the Hidden Masterpiece Novels.  Even though some of the characters in this book have made their first appearance in “The Butterfly and the Violin”, and the book can be read without reading the first one in the series; it would be much better to read them in sequence.  102 more words

Book Review

Destino 6: Prague

I am the type of person that likes to save the best for last. For example, when I am eating a delicious blueberry muffin, I take off the wrapper and eat the bottom half first, saving the sweetest, moistest, and bestest part for last (Nothing beats the muffin top, am I right?!). 1,882 more words

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