Monthly Archives: September 2011
When an eye for an eye,
Is a breath for a breath.
When a life for a life,
Is a death for a death.
When Lex Talionis
Is just the same act;
It is no act of justice,
Nor is it a just act.
Spent a few moments this morning, and throughout most of the day, thinking about the events that unfolded on this day ten years ago. Where I was. What I was doing. What I thought and felt those first few seconds as I watched the now unforgettable images (we all know what they were) on the television screen.
The stark realization of the truth…
Sadness because I knew (as sure as I know human nature) what was to come. Read the rest of this entry