Justice (Senryu)

by BOB GALLO   May 10, 2023

While he asked mercy
for his wrong deeds, they hung him
for the wrongs he didn't.


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  • 2 weeks ago

    by Jojo

    We are the perfect balance of light and dark. Self-righteous behavior is denying your sovereignty. We can not be one-sided or the scale is tipped and people get pissed off intuitively at the injustice.

    There are the high ideals (Gods) above. The letter of the Law. Mercy/Justice.
    There are also the base instincts. Our bodies ( the Demons) below have a right to expression too. Without proper expression for both to have a voice the balance is off and creates dis-ease. Too good is boring. Too bad is horror.

    That is what I saw in your beautifully put words. He was punished for being self-righteous.

    • 2 weeks ago

      by BOB GALLO

      "Self-righteous behavior is denying your sovereignty."
      There are not much contrast between these two: "behavior" and "sovereignty" at least they are not paradoxical. But I understand somehow. Could you elaborate a little bit?