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Creative Community Organizing by Angela Davis, Si Kahn

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2 If You Don’t fight, You Lose Every Time

Stones in the furrow, rocks in the fieldCan’t hardly keep the plow from breakingI could be there riding all around these fieldsBoss of any thing worth takingShotgun on my shoulder, whip in my handKeep the mule in the furrowAnd the cropper on the land

Stones in the graveyard, rocks in the fenceSurround the bones of those who bore meI can see their faces rising up like questionsAll along the road before meWith nothing to count onBut their hard-working handsThey were trampled like the cottonAnd broken like the land

Stones in the pathway, rocks in the roadMy friends and family have to travelIf I go with them, if I go against themHow will they speak my name tomorrowAll you can count on when your final crop ...

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