Czech Jewish boy František (Franta) Bass was born in Brno 4 September 1930.
He was incarcerated in Theresienstadt ghetto on 2 December 1941. He wrote poetry there.
Franta was murdered in Auschwitz on 30 October 1944.

 

 

 

 

His poem "The Garden”.

A little garden,
Fragrant and full of roses,
The path is narrow
And a little boy walks along it.

A little boy, a sweet boy,
Like that growing blossom.
When the blossom comes to bloom,
The little boy will be no more.