Let us not be rocked to sleep
Yesterday's peace walk at Harvard University was attended by the Vice Mayor of Cambridge, Marjorie Decker, and by Cindy Sheehan from California. Cindy is a co-founder of Gold Star Families for Peace. Her son Casey was killed in action in Iraq on April 4, 2004. Cindy has, like many other mothers, fathers, siblings and relations of veterans, taken up the cause of ending the primitive, barbaric, cruel practice of warfare. Before the walk she spoke with courage and conviction to the group about her efforts, and thanked the group for their weekly vigil. She read a chilling poem written by her daughter, Carley, a poem that spurred her to action. Here is that poem...
Let us not be lulled to sleep.
War is as outmoded as cannibalism, chattel slavery, blood-feuds, and dueling, an insult to God and humanity...a daily crucifixion of Christ.
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