War Against War selected

VC Reporter’s Art and Music Protest Project

The only antiwar song to make our list was
submitted by the band Grace
Gravity.
“War Against War” is a call to stop
all fighting and turn instead
to
our compassionate natures.

“We have to go beyond the constraints on our consciousness that have been put in place by the media and government.” — Teri Hitt

Complaining may not be socially acceptable in these days of personal boundaries and manufactured enlightenment (unless it concerns cigarette smokers and taxes) but can anyone deny how much there is to bitch about? Our constitutional rights as Americans are eroding as quickly as our beaches, the middle class has all but vanished, habitable property sits vacant while the poor sleep in cars and under bridges (in the cities that will allow it) and yes, the rich are actually getting richer. We continue to sacrifice our kids for a war against a theoretical enemy.
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It’s the zero hour
camps divided, world is heating up
with the hate,
the hate of checked desire
it’s a zero hour

but it’s not a hopeless case
we can expand the space
in the zero hour’s possibility

so find the space within
let your peace of mind set in

carry through, carry through
just be you

cause It’s the zero hour
not a hopeless case
in the zero hour
know
know your face
the zero hour , outer space
outta site, outta mind


©Teri Hitt & Jeff Reiner
Photo: NASA