“We must love one another or die.”

September 1, 1939 is now known as the day when World War II started. On that day, Germany’s Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler ordered his military forces to invade neighboring Poland. He claimed it was an act of self defense, necessary to protect German citizens and the territorial rights of Germany. “Germans in Poland are persecuted … Read more

SEPTEMBER 1 – We must love one another or (and?) die, Daisy!

One of the most famous poems written by W.H. Auden is “September 1, 1939.” It has the famous line: “We must love one another or die.” At least that was the line until Auden decided he hated it and essentially tried to erase it – unsuccessfully – from the public’s mind. Auden wrote the poem … Read more