Words — Worte by Tricia Marcella Cimera

Ugly Words —


Entartete Kunst:  Degenerate Art

Munich 1937 art exhibit vilifying modern art and artists


Arbeit Macht Frie:  Work Makes You Free

Sign above gates of several concentration camps


Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer:  One People, One Empire, One Leader

Nazi political slogan


Beautiful Words —


Zeitgeist:  The ideas prevalent in a period and place, particularly

as expressed in literature, philosophy, and religion.


Sehnsucht:   Thoughts and feelings about all facets of life that are

unfinished or imperfect, paired with a yearning for ideal alternative



Weltschmerz: Sadness felt at the imperfect state of the world, especially

at the behavior of human beings.


Words have power.

People have power.

In every country of the world there exists misuse and abuse of Words and People.


We need Poets and Pacifists —

the Götterdämmerung is coming.


*Definitions of Beautiful Words taken from Wikipedia and the Encarta Dictionary

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