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Justice Is as Justice Does

Music: The Flowers Are Still Standing.
By Jahzzar.
Performed by Jahzzar at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

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Justice is as justice does.
Under every is, is was.
Laws must be applied by those
Yet longing for their long agos.
For every change imposed by will
Oppressions linger, strangle, kill.
Underneath equality
Remains a brutal legacy,
The wandering ghost of slavery
Haunting still our history.

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