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|Justice is the antidote for
Undoing the tight knot of rage and pain.
Symmetry is ever its ideal,
The balanced grief that might the grievance seal,
In point of fact not easy to attain.
Cool heads and burning hearts must shape a penance
Equal to the honor of the slain.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.