Today, January 27, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Looking for mathy poems to connect to this theme I found this posting at jstheater.blogspot.com with lines by 1966 Nobelist Nelly Sachs (1891-1970) and Paul Celan (1920-1970). Here is a sample of what is found there:
from Nelly Sachs,
The crooked line of suffering
stumbling along the godfired
geometry of the universe . . .
from Paul Celan, "Draft of a Landscape,"
Circular graves, below. In
four-beat time the year's pace on
the steep steps around them . . .
Read more at jstheater.blogspot.com.
Let us remember . . . and resolve never to let such happen again . . .