Poetic Injustice

Justice is blind, though

inherently judgmental.

My verdict awaits.

COVID culls with dispassion

guilty and guileless alike.

dVerse MTB: Jisei (Japanese Death Poems)

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.
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12 Responses to Poetic Injustice

  1. robtkistner says:

    You were dead right there Maggie, Covid is a heartless killer.

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  2. Invisible, deadly, and… dispassionate. The worst kind of killer perhaps.

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  3. msjadeli says:

    Well done! There is no subjectivity nor discretion in the mindless culling by the covid, which is nothing like the court system or human justice in general.

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  4. rothpoetry says:

    Very well written… when a pandemic hits all are equal for the first time. Covid knows no class!

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  5. Xan says:

    The juxtaposition of “guilty and guileless” leaves the reader wondering if they are different people, or the same. Are you contrrasting? or conflating. Really nice.

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  6. Covid seems to strike at random…

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