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  • Gary Hunter

The Defense Rarely Rests - July 18, 2021


in the courtroom of your mind

there is a chorus of opinions

swarming a backlog of answer-verdicts

with demanding questions

still hankering for a trial

the clamor for examining each case

can be difficult to handle

thank goodness the one who sits

in judgement wields a loud gavel

first to settle the parties down

then to give silence the opportunity

to glean the truth

from all the words spoken


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