RIC S. BASTASA


THE WILLING VICTIM OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM


The two of you
watch me
how i meet death
how i look at it
in the confidence of
my eyes

there is no need for
both of you
no testimony shall be
taken

a dead man cannot file
his case in court
he had chosen to seal
his lips

Submitted: Saturday, August 03, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 30, 2013

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