Mercy

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photo credit: DSC05368-Dove_Stencils via photopin (license)

The quality of mercy
Is a dispassionate beast.
To turn your head and see
The world through another’s eyes;
To offer your brother a hand up
Rather than place your boot
On his neck
And press down.
Why not mercy for all,
Not just mercy for some?

© 2015 | Frank Regan, All rights reserved.

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