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Equality Before the Law | Badri Raina

Saturday 21 November 2020, by Badri Raina

Equality before the law
Is a fine idea,
But propagated unequally
By an unequal media.

And judges are wise not to speak
In mechanical voice;
Justice demands that lordships weigh
Who stacks the dice.

Most citizens know their place
In the scheme of things;
Most are pedestrians,
A third float on wings.

Justice wears a bandana
All across her eyes,
Too embarrassed to observe
How the lay of the land lies.

November 17, 2020 - Badri Raina

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