Grandma’s Battle Cry

Peacemonger Faith Petric, singer and world traveler, was born in September of 1915 and died in October of 2013. Here, Petrich sings the commitment of life lovers through the ages.

This is posted to help celebrate the gains that labor hava helped win, and that includes the uppity folks who stand up to the military machine.

I marched in Minneapolis, Chicago and Duluth.
In San Francisco and New York, I marched to shout the truth.
I marched in Hiroshima and knelt before a stash
Of tens of millions bones of people atomized to ash.
And with the distant rumble of new regiments of men,
I read the warning on the tomb: “This must not be again.”


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