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[From an email to a friend, Dec 5, 2012, the day after the tumultuous public meeting of the Boulder County Commissioners in Dec 4, 2012, which was delayed for 30 minutes of citizen protest against fracking:  When I got home after last night's events, I was playing my guitar just to relax....but had the urge to say something about what I'd seen that night...which was pretty special....and this is what I wrote down. 
It's been well received on Facebook, particularly by the mother of the young Earth Guardian it mentions....she wanted to share it, which I was glad to do.
I kind of had the tempo of Dylan's song Tempest going through my head at the time, to get the rhythm right..a 4/4 waltz,…]

When The Children Broke The Law
(by Rick Casey, after observing the Boulder County Commissioners meeting, 4 Dec 2012)

Well the town it was assembled And the commissioners all filed in To take their seats at the high table And have the meeting begin.
But before the meeting got started Befor…