It has been said that hangmen would sometimes shake hands with those sentenced to death to get an idea of the force required.

I need no further inspiration…

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Hands Shaking

I pray for everyone I shake hands with

It is a ministry of mine he says

Mine shaking in a calculating way

He sizes up my needs

I now know the force you require

Thank you I said I need it

As do I replies the executioner

Hands shaking hood over eyes closed

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