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Charges were dropped, freely he walks.

by BecomingLuke on August 21, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The charges were dropped,
now freely he will walk
for neither of us could speak of it
or face him again.
Neither of us would agree to their terms
so the case was closed,
the files all sealed
and now he walks
so now we fear.


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