The Danish Peace Academy

Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Songbook

64 Breaths

Those who have died have never left
The dead are not under the earth
They are in the rusting threes
They are in the growing woods
They are in the crying grass
They are in the mourning rocks
The dead are not under the earth. (Chorus)

Chorus:

Listen more often to things than to beings
Listen more often to things than to beings
Tis the ancestor's breath
When the fire's voice is heard
Tis the ancestor's breath
In the voice of the waters.

Those who have died have never left
The dead have a pact with the living
They are in the woman's breast
They are in the wailing child
They are with us in the home
They are with us in the crowd
The dead have a pact with the living.

[No information about author and composer.
http://edgreenmusic.org/Insanity-c.htm ]

Demonstraters at Salisbury Plain, May 1, 1983. Photo: Marion Daltrop.
Source: Sanity, December 1985. First price: A year in the life of CND.

64 Poster: Women come and reclaim Salisbury Plain (Stonehedge)
http://www.starhawk.org/monica_sjoo.html

[No information about artist.]

Following the Stonehenge free festival in June 1982, a" Peace convoy" of over 100 vehicles made the decision to join the women as a gesture of solidarity. The free festival proved to be a moveable feast, establishing itself wherever its participants were - much to the consternation of the authorities.
Source: Greenham Common Peace Camp : The Free Festivals and the saga of the Peace Convoy, 1981-1982.
http://festival-zone.0catch.com/greenham-menu.html

[Carmel, Irene: Reclaim the plain.
WRI Newsletter, No. 205, May/June 1985 p. 2.]

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