This was written many years ago. In the midst of what became known as the Nazi purge.

I borrowed and rewrote very small parts of it.

I hope some will read and listen in 2017.

 

First they came for the Mexicans, and I did not speak out.
Because I am not a Mexican.

Then they came for the Muslims, and I did not speak out.
Because I am not a Muslim.

Then they came for the Lawmakers, and I did not speak out.
Because I am not a Lawmaker.

Then the came for me, and there was no-one left to speak for me

 

accreditation, apologies and thanks to Pastor Martin Niemöller.