A song for Colorado

et in dc (prop1@prop1.org)
Sat, 01 May 1999 18:25:34 -0400


I wrote a song in 1989 which keeps running through my mind with these
shootings in Chicago and Alberta and crazy threats in 48 of the 50 states.  

Ellen Thomas  prop1@prop1.org

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Momma, what are you teaching your children?
Don't you know that you reap what you sow?
If you sow a bad seed, like ego or greed,
It'll come back to haunt you, you know?

	Momma, what are you taching your children?
	Do you teach 'em to pray and to play?
	Momma, what are you teaching your childre?
	Momma, where are your children today?

Momma, where is the reason for living?
Whose is the hand that you hold?
Don't teach us to hate.  Be forgiving.
Momma, bring us in out of the cold.

	Momma, help us to sing our own heartsongs.
	Show us to paint what we see.
	Teach us to share, to be trusting,
	To listen, to think, to be free.

Momma, turn off that TV, that violence.
Don't you know that you reap what you sow?
Momma, what are you teaching your childre?
Momma, teach us to heal, and to grow. 


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