RIC S. BASTASA


palpable mistake


mistakes are palpable
sometimes and equity
demands a correction,

some mistakes are
so serious however,
death is demanded
by strict justice and

divinity weeps for
another soul wasted
humanity pretends
another victory
a triumph for its
blood thirsty instincts
another life is taken
in payment of a debt

I have read it somewhere

they have thrown the last stone,
and
Jesus wept,

Submitted: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
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