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CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

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It’s better for society to reform,

Then to justify, fair face, deform.

It’s better to revive, a hope forlorn,

Than to wrongfully kill a man;

And then helplessly mourn.

It’s better to let sinners go Scott free,

Then an innocent man’s executioner, be.


For, if a man be given this dire right,

Then society will be consumed, by evil’s blight,

To save ourselves from this sad plight,

And to prevent justice from becoming a fright,

We all, have to, against this evil fight.


For, if we,

From the revenge in our heart,

Move apart,

And follow forgiveness’s bright light,

Escape from this sin, we just might.


Do we still the knowledge lack?

That by killing a loved one's killer,

We can’t bring him back.

Only we can feed that corrupting,

All-consuming fire,

Fuelled, by revenge’s evil desire!


We were simple, in ages past,

But now in the name of justice,

We have incurred, sin’s vast.

Yet if we can extinguish revenge’s flame,

We can still be just the same.


‘United we stand and divided we fall,’

So let's all come together,

To crush this evil;

The cause of our downfall!


From the sins,

Of wanton justice,

We can,

Only then, be free,

When, we, our own watchdog, be.



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