Monday, October 18, 2010

even-steven


there is a scale
an invisible teeter-totter
all is held in balance
weighed

if someone jumps
slamming to the ground
dust rising
bones jostled

perfect balance
ever the imaginary goal
justice and mercy
is it too much to hope

that mercy tips the scale


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4 comments:

S. Etole said...

mercy triumphs over justice ...

deb said...

mercy..
yes.
love the photo.

Katie said...

I love you

Relyn said...

mercy tips the scale. yes, oh yes!

You make me smile, gasp, too.