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How absurd
Their Jewish Paranoia
Ghetto mentality
Would be
If there indeed
Hadn't been
The holocaust
All the anguish
And all the terror
Which I see
Inside my mind
Wrathful pictures
Sent out by wrathful
Aren't there any G-ds
of joy around?
G-ds that send out pictures of
Song and laughter?
One picture
One happy picture
Oh not the white light from my abreaction
Nor the sweetful tunes
Seductive tunes
That afterwards led nowhere
Nor scenes from
The James Bond movies
That delight
Where are the happy pictures
From real life
Pictures of Son and laughter?

Irwin R. Shaw - 1981