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If This Is a Man

If This Is a Man

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Published by we are teachers
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poetry

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Published by: we are teachers on Mar 09, 2009
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If This Is a Man 
Voi che vivete sicuriYou who live safeNelle vostre tiepide caseIn your warm houses,voi che trovate tornando aseraYou who find warm foodIl cibo caldo e visi amiciAnd friendly faces when youreturn home.Considerate se questo è unuomoConsider if this is a manChe lavora nel fangoWho works in mud,Che non conosce paceWho knows no peace,Che lotta per mezzo paneWho fights for a crust of bread,Che muore per un sì o perun no.Who dies by a yes or a no.Considerate se questa èuna donnaConsider if this is a womanSenza capelli e senza nomeWithout hair, without name,Senza più forza di ricordareWithout the strength toremember,Vuoti gli occhi e freddo ilgremboEmpty are her eyes, cold her womb,Come una rana d'inverno.Like a frog in winter.Meditate che questo è statoNever forget that this hashappened.Vi comando queste parole.Remember these words.Scolpitele nel vostro cuoreEngrave them in your hearts,Stando in casa andandoper viaWhen at home or in the street,Coricandovi alzandoviWhen lying down, when gettingup.Ripetetele ai vostri figli.Repeat them to your children.O vi si sfaccia la casaOr may your houses bedestroyed,La malattia vi impediscaMay illness strike you down,I vostri nati torcano il viso May your offspring turn their

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