GALYE MIRE (d. 1940s)
She is said to have been living in Cracow, western Galicia. An active Communist, she spent many years in prison in Poland (she was sentenced to fifteen years in the fortress). With the outbreak of WWII, she got out of prison and was later confined in the ghetto. Her poetry (in both Yiddish and Polish) was mostly written behind bars. She had an impact on the young with her combat poems, of which there remain two in Polish and one in Yiddish entitled “Baym vig fun mayn kind” (By the cradle of my child). She was murdered by the Germans while she was in the ghetto.
Source: B. Mark, Umgekumene shrayber fun di getos un lagern (Murdered writers from the ghettos and camps) (Warsaw, 1954), pp. 185, 187.