Eva Picková

Eva Picková was born in Nymburk on May 15, 1929, and later deported to Terezin in 1942. She died in the Auschwitz concentration camp when she was twelve years old. In her only known poem, ‘Fear,’ she writes about typhus in the ghetto she was forced to live in. It alludes to the broader danger she was in while also exploring her personal experience. 

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