Category: Shloyme (Shlomo) Burshteyn

  • A Cloud

    A cloud hung his tears on my window / and clothed me in his fears. / If I were a small crying gray cloud, / then someone would see my tears.

  • About Shloyme (Shlomo) Burshteyn

    Shloyme (Shlomo) Burshteyn (1920-1943) was born in Białystok, and began writing poetry at age 17. He was confined in the Białystok ghetto, where he was active in the underground. He later spent a short time in the Łódź Ghetto before being deported to the Bliżyn concentration camp where he was murdered in 1943.