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Excerpt: "They poured across the borders. We were cautioned to surrender. This I could not do."

Sunday Song: Joan Baez and Leonard Cohen | The Partisan

By Joan Baez and Leonard Cohen, YouTube

13 June 21

September 1966: Joan Baez accompanies Martin Luther King Jr. and supporters as they escort Mississippi children to a newly integrated school. (photo: Bettmann/CORBIS)

They poured across the borders
We were cautioned to surrender
This I could not do
Into the hills I vanished

No one ever asks me
Who I am or where I'm going
But those of you who know
You cover up my footprints

I have changed my name so often
I have lost my wife and children
But I have many friends
And some of them are with me

An old woman gave us shelter
Kept us hidden in a garrett
And then the soldiers came
She died without a whisper

There were three of us this morning
And I'm the only one this ev'ning
Still I must go on
Frontiers are my prison

Oh the winds, the winds are blowing
Thru the graves the winds are blowing
Freedom soon will come!
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