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[70] Lullaby o f the T rain With eyes like empty begging bowls the orphan gypsy girls have stopped complaining of shoes that pinch their toes, of dresses with holes. The town clock releases a knight on horseback, announces the hour. The children can’t tell time yet. Numbers on paper, they shuffle forward, too weary and hungry to cry or look back. The German nun waves to her charges, obedient as shadows. Click clack go the wheels kissing the railroad track, lullaby of the train. Click clack, click clack to the smoky town in Poland. ...

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ISBN
9780874217971
Related ISBN
9780874217964
MARC Record
OCLC
650341890
Pages
93
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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