"They gonna drive me. They drivin all our people
I'm an outlaw. Hell, ain't it clear?
Ma Don' worry, Don' worry me"
Ma said, "They might k-they might hurt ya. How'm I..?"
"It don' matter.
I'll be all aroun' in the dark. I'll be ever'where-wherever you look.
Wherever they's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
They's a cop beatin' up a guy, I'll be there.
I'll be in the way guys YELL when they're mad an' I'll be there.
Like Casy. I can see him sometimes.
I been thinking. Get thinkin' a lot when you ain't movin' aroun'.
Awright.", he said.
"Tom, later you'll come back?"
"Sure. Now go." He guided her toward the edge. “Good-by"
Eyes wet and burning,
The rain had p a s s e d
the sky was overcast.
Ma started for home.
Politley, Ma said, "Yes sir,
Together now it's six of us"