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Outside In



You stand in your cell and
I see you through the bars.
And,I do see "YOU".
No,you're not an animal.
And,I do sense your pain.
But,when you bare your fangs,
What else can I think.
Understand,it was the judge,
not me!
If you look,really look,
you'll see I'm a man.
Not "THE MAN",but just
like you.
We pay for mistakes,some
more than others.
If I were inside,would I
be your brother?
NO!,not my life,but simply,
my food.
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