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Night Labor

Night Labor, for Rachel Corrie by Michael R. Burch Tonight we keep the flame alive; we keep the candle lit. We burn bright incense in your name and swear we’ll not forget— your innocence, your courage, your commitment—till bleak night surrenders to irrevocable dawn and hate yields to love’s light. Amen NOTE: Rachel Corrie was a young American peace activist who lost her life while serving as a “human shield” to keep a Palestinian home from being demolished by a militarized Israeli bulldozer.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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