Creative Pieces Written by Frank and Art Eisenberg

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Creative Pieces Written by Frank and Art Eisenberg

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This collection contains creative pieces written by Frank and Art Eisenberg. “Those Who Die”, was written by Frank Eisenberg and is dated August 6, 1944, his 46th birthday. A short story and several “fables, are also attributed to him. Art Eisenberg wrote a poem, “I Would Be True”, and saga, which tells the story of his ship, the USS Bergen, after Japan was bombed.

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Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

Items in the Creative Pieces Written by Frank and Art Eisenberg Collection

Photo of Frank Eisenberg
Those Who Die

The grocer’s son is on Saipon,
The baker’s now in Rome.
The newsboy that we used to have
Lies buried far from home.

The little laundry man is gone,
He lies there waiting, still,
For the transport that will carry him…

"Those Who Die!" by Frank Eisenberg.

Those Who Die!

The grocer’s son is on Saigon,
The baker’s now in Rome.
The newsboy that we used to have
Lies buried far from home.

The little laundry man is gone,
He lies there waiting, still,
For the transport that will carry him…

"I Would Be True," by Art Eisenberg

Included below are a set of resolutions that are a fit for any Man, especially a Real Soldier. Anyhow "Thems my sentiment exactly."

I WILL BE TRUE FOR THERE ARE THOSE WHO TRUST ME

I WILL BE PURE FOR THERE ARE THOSE WHO CARE

I WILL BE…

The Lost Letter, a Short Short Story by Frank Eisenberg.

The Lost Letter A Short Short Story By Frank Eisenberg Clark walked over to the large window of his luxurious suite overlooking the river. It was the first trip to the big city in many years. Mining contracts, consultations and wars had kept him in…

"The Saga of the Good Ship Bergen," by Art Eisenberg

The Saga of the Good Ship Bergen

I’ll tell you a tale of the seven seas,
A saga bold and true,
A story of the Bergen
And it’s valiant hardy crew.
From all the land men gathered round
Each to his bidden chore,
To sail against the…

"The Private and the Cook," by Frank Eisenberg

"The Private and the Cook", by Frank Eisenberg

One day a Private said to the Cook, “That slum we had today was the finest mulligan I ever tasted, but positively. And not only that, the stewed tomatoes were marvelous, something about them that…

"The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," by Frank Eisenberg

The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

There was once a wolf in sheep’s clothing, it was sort of Khaki-colored, having been dyed. This wolf was drafted by the Army and became a Corporal.

One day while in the Big City on leave for the…

"The K. P. and the Top Sergeant," by Frank Eisenberg

"The K. P. and the Top Sergeant"

Once there was a Private who said to the Top Sergeant, “Please sir, I would like K. P. for today,” whereupon the Sergeant, being an old army regular who’d seen service on the border with Blackjack Pershing,…