The Shortest Straw

The statue of "Justice" reclines near the rear entrance of the New York State Supreme Court Building. Photo by Rick Stachura. August 15, 2019.

 


 

Downed by law.

Live in infamy.

Rub you raw.

Witch hunt riding through.

Shortest straw…

 

The shortest straw has been pulled for you.

 


 

Lyrics from “The Shortest Straw” by Metallica, 1988.

Photo by Rick Stachura. The statue of “Justice” at the rear entrance of the New York State Supreme Court Building. August 15, 2019.

 


 

 

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