Die Tore Zur Hölle


Sinister black fence
Reminder of darker days
Ghastly ghetto gates

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 27 – February 27th – Theme: Paint the Image
Photo Clicked by Siva of: Siva’s Art Work
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18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. becca givens
    Feb 27, 2012 @ 11:51:38

    A solemn reminder to the world – forever standing. Today is a difficult prompt, and thankfully our last difficult one for the challenge. Thank you for sharing your perspective. Here is my Day 27.

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    • wordcoaster
      Feb 27, 2012 @ 17:52:20

      Phew–there have been a barrage of difficult ones lately. Glad to know there’s blue sky ahead, though it is always important to remember these tales of woe.

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  2. Ramesh Sood
    Feb 27, 2012 @ 13:33:51

    Well I will say the same I said at Becca’s… you reminded me of what I read.. a heart wrenching story of a survivor..

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    • wordcoaster
      Feb 27, 2012 @ 17:54:22

      There are a great many uplifting stories amidst the tragedy, though all stories involving Dachau are incredibly dark. It’s hard to even imagine such a place.

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  3. markwindham
    Feb 27, 2012 @ 17:31:23

    Ghastly seems to be the perfect word.

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  4. Susie Clevenger
    Feb 27, 2012 @ 19:46:49

    Your words fit perfectly for the image…ghastly ghetto gates

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  5. Andy Sewina
    Feb 27, 2012 @ 20:39:49

    Yeah, well recalled! Ghastly is a good word to use, I was thinking on the lines of ghostly, but didn’t know how to present it.

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  6. lolamouse
    Feb 27, 2012 @ 22:43:04

    Your words fit the image perfectly. A difficult prompt to write about.

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  7. brian miller
    Feb 28, 2012 @ 12:20:24

    having recently visited the holocaust museum…this is def real…and evocative…

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  8. isabellart
    Mar 02, 2012 @ 10:24:22

    perfectly captured

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  9. Someone is Special
    Mar 03, 2012 @ 08:21:42

    ‘Ghastly ghetto gates’ ~ perfect for the image wordcoaster..

    Reply

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