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our eyes are on the prize

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our eyes are on the prize

it's been almost one year since our members at there jobs were locked outside
but 32 BJ doesn't back down, we don't bend over and sure as hell don't hide
we stand strong in our convictions, we stand firm in our resolve
and our eyes are on the prize until we get this contract situation solved

so we say this to management, "we're not going away"
we are 32BJ and in your face we will stay
so let go of your selfish greed you need to simply see
we're more than just a union we are family

and as we stand here today in protest of the injustice that's been done
we are claiming the victory for the battle has been won
eventually manangement will comprehend and come to realize 
we are 32 BJ and our eyes are on the prize

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  1. Date: 8/30/2011 1:31:00 PM
    It is a beautiful day the sun shining and birds singing. I am reading your wonderful poetry and thinking what could be better then this. Thank you for sharing your poetry Louise. I will be back another time to read more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 11:52:00 AM
    solidarity mate. glad to see that some unions still survive. maggie thatcher crushed ours. eye on the prize, good on ya.