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Poems for Holocaust Memorial Day
Birmingham is lucky to have both a Poet Laureate and a Young Poet Laureate for the city. Several of our poets laureate have written specially commissioned pieces to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.
Poetry from the Young Poets Laureate
My Pains by Jordan Westcarr, Young Poet Laureate 2010-2011
imprisoned (to the six million) by India Miller, Young Poet Laureate 2009-2010
Steven, We're Listening by Megan Bradbury, Young Poet Laureate 2008-2009
The Gravestone by Matt Windle, Young Poet Laureate 2007-2008
No. 193945 "Final Solution of the Jewish Question" by Jennifer Brough, Young Poet Laureate 2006-2007
My Brother by Helen Monks, Young Poet Laureate 2005-2006
Poetry from the adult Birmingham Poets Laureate
Holocaust Memorial Day
Many of these poems have been read at the annual Holocaust Memorial Day event.
More on Holocaust Memorial Day.
Holocaust Memorial Day - A booklist for young people
Holocaust Memorial Day - recommended reading list
Web sites about the Holocaust