A Long Overdue Piece Of JUSTICE For Us

It is an important piece of JUSTICE

The conviction of such a criminal cop

Who had sworn to serve and protect us

All of us, regardless of race, gender or crop

This has been a long awaited piece of peace

This has been a long overdue piece of JUSTICE

Cops are not hired to be executioners, murderers

Or avengers. Cops should be law enforcers and protectors

Of life. Guilty, guilty and guilty for murder, murder

And murder for committing heinous crimes

Life is precious. Don’t start counting your stupid dimes

Because life is priceless. Minorities’ lives matter

We all love our friends, cousins, sisters, brothers, and mother

And father, who, naturally and of course, matter to us

We want more than scattered pieces of justice

We want the whole picture. We want to be treated fairly, rightly

Or justly and that’s not demanding or asking for too much

We want a victory for all us and that’s not really too much

We want to love good enforcers of the law: good cops

And at the same time, the bad ones that are like old craps

Must be discarded or repudiated. We want JUSTICE for all

Regardless of the shade in winter, spring, summer and fall.

 

Copyright © April 2021, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved.

Hébert Logerie is the author of several collections of poetry.

 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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