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Gunter Grass: 'What Must Be Said'

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Grass' poem, published in Sudeutsche Zeitung, has created a heated debate in both Germany and Israel.

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Gunter Grass (age 84), by Wikipedia

What must be said

Why have I kept silent, held back so long,

on something openly practiced in

war games, at the end of which those of us

who survive will at best be footnotes?

Click here to read the entire poem, at The Guardian Online.

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I have to say I agree with Gunter.  Israel's ... by David McCauley on Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 at 6:58:44 AM
Thanks lloyd, should be required reading.  Th... by Kevin Tully on Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 at 10:50:22 AM