Thank you for posting this poem BeeHalton.com, in these times of turbulence, where voice is so very important. Hugs and kisses to you Bee, for this very buzz you generate. I will reblog and share, as we together work to protect all of our freedoms.
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.
Source:National Archief Netherlands
ByMartin Niemoellerwho was a protestant pastor who spoke out against Hitler and spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps.
Find out more about him and his poem here:United States Holocaust Museum