Roberta P. Feins
When you betray a Jew,
A POLISH RECIPE
the Nazis will give you
one half-kilo of sugar as reward.
Use it in this time of want
to bake a cake. Your family
will marvel at the gold tooth
added as a prize.
Do I need to mention
the soap you use
to do the dishes?
Copyright 2000, Roberta P. Feins
Roberta Feins has lived in New York, North Carolina and (currently)
in Seattle where she has worked in environmental policy, fisheries, and
marine biology. She is now a computer consultant. She holds a poetic
license from the University of Washington Extension Creative Writing Program,
and is an associate editor of Switched-on Gutenberg.
Switched-on Gutenberg/Vol. 4, No. 2