The Butterfly

By Pavel Friedman

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Pavel Friedman

Pavel Friedman wrote The Butterfly on June 4, 1942, at the age of 21, while he lived at the Thereisenstadt concentration camp. Friedman was a Jewish Czechoslovak who was born in Prague in 1921. On September 29, 1944, he died at the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz.
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Annotated Poem

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Work Cited

"Rescuers of the Holocaust." MoMA No. 10 (1992): 14-17. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.


"The International School for Holocaust Studies." Seven Poems, Seven Paintings. N.p., n.d.

Web. 9 Mar. 2015.

Tamara Kaplin