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As a German Jew born 11 months before Hitler seized power, I experienced the effects of Fascism first hand. I vividly remember Kristallnacht, November 9-10, 1938, the night that violent, contemptuous words turned into savage, destructive acts, and I am reluctantly...

In the Phoenix Mountain Preserve

Gentle, timid family, Painted perfectly, Hiding as you feast, Skittering in the stony shrub. Why do you betray your kin, With constant, anxious squawks? Matchstick legs, propellers whirling, Combs aflutter, blown about By gusts of your own frightened speed. I...