justice in obverse and reverse

by strannikov


seriously: let defendants choose their coin,

execute their own calls, make their own coin flips―

attentive referee, no need for a court.


―or assess ability to toss a coin

into circles of chalk, just a one-time toss

or two-out-of-three for some crimes, for some folks.


adjudication by coin toss, what a sport!

let adjudication chambers come equipped

with no more than, say, three or five coins apiece:


while some defendants might prefer rolls of coins,

gold and silver judgments tilt justice's scales.