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by Fyn
Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Other · #955747
Courtly Perspective
Soul relieving catharsis
upon receiving extreme unction
or last rites
cannot remove the perfidy
of the manner
in which the courts
condemned
a woman to suffer
two weeks of living hell;
insisting it was what she wanted.
We treat condemned criminals
with more dignity.

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