“First they came for the Socialists…”

30 Jan

first-they-came

JFK Airport yesterday.

The full poem by Pastor Martin Niemöller :

“First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.

“Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

“Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.

“Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.”

Comment: nikobakos@gmail.com

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