Smiling, he took the little boy's hand,
Reassuringly, he called the other children to follow.
He took them past the marching band.
The children sang a song their teacher
Had taught them in a more gentler time.
He was taking them to a "cleaner place"
Out of the mud, out of the damp, out of the cold.
They went willingly, singing the song their teacher
Had taught them in a more happier time.
To a place that was clean and warm and gentle and calm
And for the children, now, only peace……. in Hashem's gentle hand.