Sources: Avrom Sutzkever, “For My Child,” trans. Seymour Mayne, Burnt Pearls: The Ghetto Poems of Abraham Sutzkever (Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1981), 33. This translation is for non-commercial and non-profit use. If anyone wishes to reprint the work they should contact Seymour Mayne for further directions and permission.
Avrom Sutzkever, “Tsum kind,” Lider fun geto (New York: Ikuf, 1946), 16–17.